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Elizabeth Maud Turnbull (1871–1924)

After a protracted illness extending for several months, Miss Elizabeth M. Turnbull died at her mother's residence, Leon-avenue, Eastwood, on Monday of last week. The deceased lady was well, and favorably known in the district, and the news of her death was received with expressions of genuine sympathy. The late Miss Turnbull was a native of Sackville Reach, where her late father followed agricultural pursuits. Subsequently, she resided with her parents at Canterbury and went to Eastwood about five years ago. Incidentally it might be mentioned that her father, a typical Hawkesbury district native, died in February last. He was well into the eighties. Miss Turnbull was a good and consistent worker in connection with Eastwood Methodist Church, and was held in the highest esteem for her kindly disposition. She is survived by the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. C. J. Tuckerman, of Ebenezer; Mrs. W. Baker, (Richmond); Mrs. J. Cambridge (Penrith); Messrs L. W. Turnbull (Eastwood); F. G. Turnbull (Beecroft); T. L. Turnbull (Strathfield); E. L. Turnbull (Burdekin River, Queensland); and H. C. Turnbull (Lismore). Mr. E. L. Turnbull travelled 1,500 miles in order to see his sister, and reached there just before her death. The funeral took place on the Tuesday following her death, the remains being interred in the Methodist cemetery, Field of Mars. The Ministers who took part in the service were: Revs. Davies, W. Brown, Aaron Cooper, Fawcett, and Steel. Four of the brothers were the pall-bearers. The deepest sympathy goes out to the bereaved mother, and members of the family.

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'Turnbull, Elizabeth Maud (1871–1924)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 May 2024.

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24 September, 1871
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia


August, 1924 (aged 52)
Eastwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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