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Mary Elizabeth Gosper (1858–1926)

Mary Elizabeth Gosper was registered at birth as Mary McClutchey, father unknown. Her mother, Elizabeth, an assisted immigrant, later married Richard Simmons, a convict who arrived in Sydney aboard the Heroine in 1833.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • McClutchey, Mary Elizabeth
  • Simmons, Mary Elizabeth

16 April, 1858
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


2 July, 1926 (aged 68)
Colo, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (uterine)

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