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Harriet Rouse (1865–1933)

The death ocurred at the station of her son, "Yarrandale," Gilgandra, on Friday, of Mrs. Harriet Rouse, aged 68, a very highly esteemed former resident of Mudgee.

The late Mrs. Rouse, whose home is at North Sydney, was spending a brief holiday at her son's station when she suddenly developed the illness which proved fatal. She was the widow of Mr. George M. Rouse, who predeceased her by nine years. She took up residence in North Sydney about six or seven years ago, and up till that time resided in Court street, Mudgee. She was born in that district and had lived here practically all her life.

The deceased lady is survived by four sons and one daughter. The sons are Geoffrey (Gilgandra), Neil ('"Wallumburrawang," Gilgandra), Harold ("Wallumburrawang") and Stan (North Sydney). The daughter is Elsie (North Sydney).

The body was taken to Mudgee on Saturday, and the funeral took place on Sunday afternoon at the Church of England portion of the Mudgee Cemetery, after a servce in St. John's Church, conducted by Archdeacon Salisbury. Mr. J. C. Swords had charge of funeral arrangements.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Gray, Harriet

Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia


25 August, 1933 (aged ~ 68)
Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia

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