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Josephine Mary Newland (1878–1954)

Mrs Josephine Mary Newland (76 years), passed away in Selangor Private Hospital, Nambour, on Friday last. Her death removes a very well-known and respected resident of the Maroochy Shire. Deceased was born at Glenelg (South Australia), and married Mr. Phillip Newland in 1905.

The late Mr. Newland was the second wicketkeeper of the late Mr Joe Darling's Australian cricket team which visited England in the same year, the late Mrs. Newland accompanying her husband on the trip. Mr. Newland, who sustained an accident to his head when playing deck cricket on the return trip, died in 1916.

In 1925 the late Mrs. Newland came to the Maroochy Shire. She had resided at Kureelpa, then Tewantin for a few years, and later purchased a block of flats at Maroochydore. In recent years she lived at Kureelpa and Kenilworth.

Surviving her is a son, Robert (Nambour), and two daughters, Mesdames E. Bailey (Kureelpa) and E. English (Kenilworth).

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'Newland, Josephine Mary (1878–1954)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 April 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Ferguson, Josephine Mary

Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


17 September, 1954 (aged ~ 76)
Nambour, Queensland, Australia