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Mary Forest Smyles (1862–1926)

The death occurred at her residence, Farm No. 447, Leeton, on Thursday of Mrs. [Mary Forest] Smyles, wife of Mr. Henry Smyles. Both were well known throughout the southern districts. For many years Mr. and Mrs. Smyles resided at 'Westgarth, The Rock, leaving there a few years ago to take up their residence at Colinroobie and later at Leeton.

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'Smyles, Mary Forest (1862–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 April 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Snodgrass, Mary Forest

4 December, 1862
Truro, South Australia, Australia


24 June, 1926 (aged 63)
Leeton, New South Wales, Australia

Religious Influence

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