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Elizabeth Buchanan Scobie (1850–1930)

Mrs. Elizabeth Buchanan Scobie, widow of Mr. Robert Scobie, who was a member of the Legislative Assembly, died at her home, Haldon, Kambala-road, Bellevue Hill, recently. Mrs Scobie is survived by two sons, William and Robert, and four daughters, Grace (O.B.E.), Elizabeth, Agnes, and Octavia. The youngest son, Captain Walter Farnis, was killed at Pozieres in 1916.

The funeral took place in the South Head Cemetery. The Rev. Hugh Paton conducted the service at the home and at the graveside.

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'Scobie, Elizabeth Buchanan (1850–1930)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 31 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Farms, Elizabeth Buchanan

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland


September, 1930 (aged ~ 80)
Bellevue Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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