Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Whalan, Harriet (1827–1910)

Mrs. Harriet Whalan, an old and very highly respected residence of this district, died at the residence of Mr. Sydney Cunynghame, near Oberon, on Friday morning, aged eighty-two years. Deceased's many relatives have the sympathy of the district. The funeral takes place on Sunday.

EDITH, Saturday.
News was received here yesterday morning of the death of Mrs John Whalan, sen. The deceased, who is an old resident of this district, was a sister to Mrs G. Starr, sen., of Shooter's Hill, and reared three families of Whalan's, viz., her late husband's first and second family, and her step-son, Robert's family.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • funeral, Lithgow Mercury (NSW), 13 July 1910, p 3

Citation details

'Whalan, Harriet (1827–1910)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/whalan-harriet-27148/text34682, accessed 14 May 2021.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2021

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Starr, Harriet
  • Stair, Harriet
Birth

13 April 1827
Hollington, East Sussex, England

Death

7 July 1910
Oberon, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

Cultural Heritage
Religious Influence
Passenger Ship