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Sarah Eclipse Dunn (1824–1905)

Interesting death notice from Monday's 'Herald':—"Dunn."— December 16, 1905, Sarah Eclipse, widow of Richard Dunn, and relict of the late Enos Hudson, born on the cutter Eclipse, on the voyage from Sydney to Hobart Town, November 19, 1824, eldest daughter of George Terry Howe, proprietor and editor of the Tasmanian 'Gazette' and Launceston 'Advertiser,' granddaughter of George Howe, Esq., proprietor and editor of the first N.S.W. 'Gazette,' niece of Robert Howe, second Government Printer, N.S.W., cousin of Robert Charles Howe, third Government Printer, N.S.W. 'Gazette.'

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'Dunn, Sarah Eclipse (1824–1905)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Howe, Sarah Eclipse
  • Hudson, Sarah Eclipse

19 November, 1824
at sea


16 December, 1905 (aged 81)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia