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Alice Jane Stephen (1850–1927)

Mrs Stephen, widow of the late Mr. Cecil Bedford Stephen died at her residence Bayswater road, Darlinghurst, on Tuesday last. Mrs. Stephen, who was in her 78th year, was a daughter of the late Mr. Frederick Tooth, for many years connected with Tooth and Co. Ltd. She married the late Mr. Stephen in 1873. For many years Mrs. Stephen had been an active church worker, latterly for St. James Church, and before that for St. Johns, Darlinghurst. She also took a keen interest in the Ashfield Infants Home, and the Bush Brotherhood, and was a member of the committee of Queen Victoria House. She is survived by four sons and four daughters.

Yesterday, following a service in St James' Church, conducted by Canon Micklem, the internment took place in the Church of England Cemetery, Waverley, the Rev J. F. S. Russell conducting the service.

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  • Tooth, Alice Jane



20 September, 1927 (aged ~ 77)
Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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