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Everingham, Lavinia Maria (1831–1924)

Lavinia Everingham née Musgrove arrived in Sydney as an assisted immigrant in April 1858 aboard the Joshua. The ship's indent recorded that she was aged 27, a needlewoman, her native place was Gloucestershire, her religion was Baptist and she could read and write.

She married James Everingham in 1859.

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Alternative Names
  • Musgrove, Lavinia Maria

Gloucestershire, England


29 December, 1924 (aged ~ 93)
Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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