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Mary Newman (c. 1803–1869)

On Wednesday morning last Mrs. Mary Newman, a very old resident of Goulburn, died at her residence, Clinton-street, alter a short illness of six days. Mrs. Newman was one of the earlier white women that first arrived on Goulburn Plains. For thirty-six years she had been a resident in this district; it is about twenty-five years ago since she and her first husband, Sergeant Payne, took charge of the Goulburn lock-up. She reared two families in the district, being sixty-six years of age at her death. By her first marriage she had one son and a daughter, and by her marriage with the late Mr. Andrew Newman she had two sons, one of whom, Mr. Charles Newman, died a few years since. She has left a large circle of friends and numerous grand-children as well as her own three children, to mourn their loss.—Southern Argus.

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Additional Resources

  • death notice, Goulburn Herald (NSW), 25 September 1869, p 4

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'Newman, Mary (c. 1803–1869)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Payne, Mary
  • Muldoon, Mary

c. 1803


22 September, 1869 (aged ~ 66)
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

strangulated hernia

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