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Williamson, Bridget (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, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/williamson-bridget-26317/text34192, accessed 26 September 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Ryan, Bridget
Birth

17 November 1832
Picton, New South Wales, Australia

Death

16 August 1894
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

influenza

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