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Ann Patricia Spurway (1814–1902)

The death of a venerable old lady — Mrs. Ann Spurway, widow of the late Mr. Geo. Spurway a member of one of the leading families of the Dundas district — occurred at the residence of her brother, Mr. Thomas Hughes, of Milton Farm, Dundas, on Thursday evening at about nine o'clock. Last week The Arqus referred to the lady's illness. Mrs. Spurway was step-mother of Alderman George Spurway, of Dundas. She was one of a very large family, and was 88 years of age. She had several sisters older than herself, one of them being Mrs. Devlin, who is 92, and is still alive. She was also connected with the Small family at Ryde. The remains were interred in St. Anne's Cemetery, Ryde, yesterday afternoon, Mr. William Metcalfe, of Parramatta, conducting the funeral.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Hughes, Ann Patricia

27 May, 1814
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia


13 November, 1902 (aged 88)
Dundas, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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