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Elizabeth Margaret Scobie (1875–1883)

On Monday evening the two eldest children of Mr. Robert Scobie, saddler, were Bsnt to the river for water, and as they failed to return before darkness set in, the river was dragged, and the two bodies were recovered in the morning.

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'Scobie, Elizabeth Margaret (1875–1883)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 May 2024.

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2 June, 1875
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


15 January, 1883 (aged 7)
Menindee, New South Wales, Australia

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