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Kate Ashmore (1880–1903)

Kate Riley (1880–1903) was born in 1880 at Nymagee, New South Wales, daughter of John Riley and Mary Callaghan. Her younger brother was Alec Riley, a long-serving Aboriginal tracker at Dubbo. She married Henry Ashmore on 26 December 1898. Survived by her husband and two daughters, she died of tuberculosis at Dubbo on 6 March 1903, four days after giving birth to her second daughter.

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  • Riley, Kate

Nymagee, New South Wales, Australia


6 March, 1903 (aged ~ 23)
Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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