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Death of Mrs. B. Newberry; mother of large family

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Tuesday 26 April 1927, The Sydney Morning Herald

GUYRA. Monday.

The death has occurred of Mrs. B. Newberry,
aged 86 years. She was born at sea, and with
her husband took up pastoral pursuits in the
Hunter Valley in 1860, but soon after came to
"The Chandler," New England, finally settling
at Ward's Mistake (Guyra district) in 1871.
She was the mother of a family of 16 — nine
sons and seven daughters.

Written by macalba

April 16, 2010 at 6:00 am

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