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Jane Armfield (1832–1898)

According to her Jane Armfield's death certificate she was born in Sydney. Her father was John Maughan, a seaman, and her mother was Mary Openshaw.

Her surname was given as Openshaw on her marriage certificate.

Additional Resources

  • inquest, Bowral Free Press (NSW), 11 May 1898, p 4

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Openshaw, Jane
  • Maughan, Jane

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


8 May, 1898 (aged ~ 66)
Bowral, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

horse-drawn vehicle accident

Religious Influence

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