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Scobie, Elizabeth Buchanan (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, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/scobie-elizabeth-buchanan-18206/text29786, accessed 1 December 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Farms, Elizabeth Buchanan
Birth

1850
Glasgow, Scotland

Death

September 1930
Bellevue Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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