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Isabel Elizabeth Terry (1845–1918)

The death took place at Woollahra on Friday last of Mrs. Isabel Elizabeth Terry, widow of the late Edward Terry, formerly of Eastwood. Mr. Terry represented Ryde for some years in the Legislative Assembly and was Mayor of Ryde also for several terms. Mrs. Terry was much beloved by district folk when a resident of Eastwood, and was noted for her large-heartedness and goodness to the poor.

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  • Benson, Isabel Elizabeth

17 March, 1845
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


4 January, 1918 (aged 72)
Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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