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Selina Mary Whalan (1848–1935)

The death occurred at Oberon on Wednesday night of Mrs. Selina Maria Whalan, a well-known resident of the district.

The late Mrs. Whalan, who was 86, was the widow of the late John Whalan, of Edith. She is survived by 10 children— Emily (Mrs. Luchetti), Margaret (Mrs. Cranfield), Charlotte (Mrs. A. E. Wilcox), Matilda (Mrs. Andrew Wilcox), Mary (Mrs. Green), Misses Gertrude and Florrie, and Alfred, George, and Orton. There are also 17 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Bailey, Selina Mary

1 May, 1848
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia


14 February, 1935 (aged 86)
Oberon, New South Wales, Australia

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