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Bridget Williamson (1832–1894)

On Thursday, 16th instant, another old resident, in the person of Mrs. James [Bridget] Williamson, passed away to her long resting place. Mrs. Williamson had attained the ripe age of 63, and like many other old colonist fell a victim to the influenza epidemic. The deceased lady, who was a sister of Mr. P. Ryan, of Dapto, was highly respected throughout the district, the large number joining in the funeral cortege testifying to the good opinion in which she was held. She was interred in the R.C. cemetery at Corrimal, Rev. Father Barlow officiating. The deceased has left a husband, nine children, and a number of grandchildren to mourn their loss.

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'Williamson, Bridget (1832–1894)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 July 2024.

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  • Ryan, Bridget

17 November, 1832
Picton, New South Wales, Australia


16 August, 1894 (aged 61)
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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