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Kate Salom (1837–1928)

Kate Salom, c.1856

Kate Salom, c.1856

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Mrs. [Kate] Salom whose death occurred at her residence. Lefevre-terrace, on Thursday, at the age of 91, was the widow of the Hon. Maurice Salom. She was born in London and when 18 months old arrived in Sydney with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Moss Solomon. When she was about eleven Mrs. Salom's parents moved to Adelaide, where she had resided ever since, living in North Adelaide tor about 70 years. She did not take part in any public affairs, preferring a quiet home life. Her funeral will take place this afternoon. Of 16 children nine survive. They are:— Mesdames L. Judell (Unley Park), M. Harris (North Adelaide) L. R. Davies (Oxford, England) L. Saber (Melbourne), M. Meyers (Wellington, New Zealand), and Catchlove (Adelaide), and Messrs. Horace Salom (Perth), W. J. Salom (Toorak), and B. P. Salom (Clarence Park). There are 32 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.

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Kate Salom, c.1856

Kate Salom, c.1856

photo provided by family

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Solomon, Kate

London, Middlesex, England


7 June, 1928 (aged ~ 91)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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