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Eliza Stafford (1835–1907)

Eliza Gregory married William James Rooke in 1853. They had three children. It appears she may have left him for a time and maybe permanently, as there are notices in the paper about him not paying her debts. Following William's death in 1879 she married William Byron Stafford in Victoria.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Gregory, Eliza
  • Rooke, Eliza

26 October, 1835
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


30 December, 1907 (aged 72)
Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death


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