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Ellen Waterhouse (1860–1935)

Ellen Waterhouse

The death occurred yesterday morning, at her residence, 'Carinya,' Oliver street, Grafton, of Mrs. Ellen Waterliouse, wife of Mr. H. B. Waterhouse, a well-known North Coast journalist until his retirement some years ago and District Secretary of me M.U.I.O.O.F. The late Mrs. Waterhouse, who was 75 year's of age, was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Spring, pioneer residents of Grafton, who resided in a cottage on the southern side of the High School site. Mrs. Waterhouse was born there...

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22 December 2022

Biography Footnotes

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28 August 2021

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29 March 2021

ADB volume 19

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