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Edith Windeyer Ralston (1834–1917)

The death is announced yesterday of Mrs [Edith Windeyer] Ralston, of Ashfield, at the age of 84. Mrs. Ralston, who was the daughter of Mr. John Thompson, formerly Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales, was the widow of Mr. A. J. Ralston, first manager and secretary of the Australian Mutual Provident Society. Her two sons are Mr. A. G. Ralston, K.C., and Mr. J. T. Ralston, solicitor, and her daughter is Mrs. T. Raine.

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Additional Resources

  • marriage notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 6 February 1860, p 1
  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 September 1917, p 12

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'Ralston, Edith Windeyer (1834–1917)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Thompson, Edith Windeyer

12 March, 1834
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


13 September, 1917 (aged 83)
Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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