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Harriet Whalan (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.

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Additional Resources

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

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Starr, Harriet
  • Stair, Harriet

13 April, 1827
Hollington, East Sussex, England


7 July, 1910 (aged 83)
Oberon, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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