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Lady Nea Arthur Robinson (1823–1904)

The death is announced of the Dowager Lady Rosmead, widow of the late Lord Rosmead (formerly Sir Hercules Robinson). The Hon. Nea Arthur Ada Rose d'Amour Annesley, daughter of the tenth Viscount Valentia, was born in 1823, and married in 1846 to Sir Hercules Robinson, afterwards created Lord Rosmead. Sir Hercules Robinson was Governor of New South Wales from June 1872 to March 1879. He was subsequently Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony, and High Commissioner for British South Africa.

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Nea Robinson, n.d.

Nea Robinson, n.d.

State Library of New South Wales, 41896

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  • Rosmead, Lady Nea Arthur
  • Annesley, Nea Arthur



13 January, 1904 (aged ~ 81)

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