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Fanny Mary Potter (1860–1938)

The death has occurred at Bairnsdale of Mrs. Fanny Mary Potter, aged 78 years. She was the widow of the late Mr. John Cochran Potter, manager of the Bank of New South Wales at Bairnsdale, who died nine years ago. She was born at Launceston and was the daughter of the Rev. F. and Mrs. Hales. She has left two children, Miss Margaret Lucy Potter, of Bairnsdale, and Mr. Robert Potter, manager of the Bank of New South Wales at Warrnambool.

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'Potter, Fanny Mary (1860–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 June 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Hales, Fanny Mary

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


December, 1938 (aged ~ 78)
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia

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