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Caroline Amelia Richardson-Bunbury (1860–1885)

This week it is my painful duty to record the deaths of two others in the prime of their youth. One of the two was Miss [Caroline Amelia] Bunbury, the eldest daughter of the late Mr. Richardson-Bunbury, J.P. of this district. Miss Bunbury was on a visit to some relations on the Continent. The news of her death reached us from France, and has caused universal regret in this district, where she has been known from infancy. By the last mail her friends received intelligence of her having just recovered from the measles, which were speedily followed, however, by an attack of bronchitis, which, unfortunately, proved fatal. Miss Bunbury's talents and amiability of disposition had made her a general favourite, and the sad news of her death was received with heart-felt sorrow throughout the district.

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'Richardson-Bunbury, Caroline Amelia (1860–1885)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 July 2024.

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Busselton, Western Australia, Australia


July, 1885 (aged ~ 25)
Paris, France

Cause of Death