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Lily Faulconbridge Parkes (1862–1932)

The death is reported from Sydney of Miss Lily F. [Faulconbridge] Parkes, a daughter of the late Sir Henry Parkes. She made a life study of natural science, and was especially interested in conchology. On account of her knowledge she was frequently consulted by the Museum authorities. Mr. George Varney Murray, a grandson of Sir Henry Parkes, died at Loxton last Sunday.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 October 1932, p 10
  • probate, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 February 1933, p 5

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Life Summary [details]


Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


14 October, 1932 (aged ~ 70)
Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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