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Lady Florence Maud Weedon (1868–1943)



The death occurred on Thursday at her home in Orrong rd, East St Kilda, of Lady Florence Weedon, widow of Sir Henry Weedon, who was for 3 terms Lord Mayor of Melbourne. She was the elder daughter of the late Cr John Francis McCarron, head of the publishing firm of McCarron, Bird, and Co, Collins st. Her husband was knighted by King Edward in 1908. He was also a member of the Victorian Parliament. Lady Weedon, who was an active church worker, was a member of the central auxiliary of the Eye and Ear Hospital, and also did much social welfare work with benevolent societies. She was president of the Australian Women's National Club, and for 5 years was president of the East Melbourne and South Yarra branches of the Australian Women's National League. She was a member of the National Council of Women and an ardent worker for the Red Cross Society. The funeral will be private.

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'Weedon, Lady Florence Maud (1868–1943)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 April 2024.

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  • McCarron, Florence Maud

South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


15 April, 1943 (aged ~ 75)
St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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