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Olivia Mary Capell (1877–1937)

The death at Perth recently of Mrs. H. [Olivia Mary] Devereaux-Capel, removed another of the few remaining links with the pioneering families of Western Australia.

A granddaughter of the founder of Augusta (Colonel Molloy), Mrs. Capel was a daughter of the late Mr. William Richardson-Bunbury. After her marriage, she lived for many years in England, but following the death of her husband, she returned to Western Australia.

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'Capell, Olivia Mary (1877–1937)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 July 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Richardson-Bunbury, Olivia Mary

Busselton, Western Australia, Australia


2 December, 1937 (aged ~ 60)
Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Cause of Death


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