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Anna Elizabeth Walker (1804–1889)

The death is announced of Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Walker, aged 85 years. She was the last remaining child of the late John Blaxland, of Newington, Parramatta River. At 18 she was married to Mr. Thomas Walker, of Rhodes Hall, Yorkshire, England, Deputy Assistant Commissary-General, in 1823. After some years they went to Tasmania, and resided on their estate of Rhodes, Longford, for forty years. After her husband's death she returned to her former residence on the Parramatta River, where she remained till her decease, on the 20th instant. Of her large family of fourteen children eight survive, seven of whom were with her during her last days. Eight grand-children and nine great grandchildren are also living.

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'Walker, Anna Elizabeth (1804–1889)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Blaxland, Anna Elizabeth

8 December, 1804
Newington, Kent, England


20 December, 1889 (aged 85)
Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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