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Evelyn A. Stephen (1861–1951)

Mr. Evelyn A. Hindmarsh Stephen, formerly Registrar at the Department of Mines, died yesterday after a short illness, aged 90.

He was a son of the late George Milner Stephen, and a grandson of Rear-Admiral Sir John Hindmarsh, the first Governor of South Australia.

He entered the Public Service in 1886, and retired 40 years later.

For several years he was vice-president of the Australasian Pioneers' Club, of which he was one of the oldest members. He is survived by Mrs. Stephen and two married daughters. 

The funeral will take place at the Rookwood Crematorium this morning, after a service at St. John's Church, Ashfield.

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'Stephen, Evelyn A. (1861–1951)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 June 2024.

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14 June, 1861
Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


7 August, 1951 (aged 90)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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