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Cobcroft, Mary (1833–1896)

Mary Cobcroft née Benson arrived in Sydney on 11 January 1844 with her parents and five siblings aboard the Herald.

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'Cobcroft, Mary (1833–1896)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cobcroft-mary-24958/text33498, accessed 15 September 2019.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Benson, Mary
Birth

6 August 1833
Stirlingshire, Scotland

Death

12 April 1896
Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

tuberculosis

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