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Mary Janet Tinning (1870–1915)

Janet Tinning, about 45, employed as a domestic servant by Mrs. Arthur Jacobs, in High street, Windsor, strangled herself with a strap suspended from her bedpost. A wound had also been inflicted in her throat, apparently by a pocket knife. She had shown signs of mental depression.

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'Tinning, Mary Janet (1870–1915)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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London, Middlesex, England


26 November, 1915 (aged ~ 45)
Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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