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Elizabeth Tompson (1792–1822)

On Tuesday night last, the 19th instant, after a painful illness of less than three days, which she bore with the most pious fortitude, Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. Charles Tompson, of Hunter-street. She was born in this Colony; and, to do her no more than justice, we can say she was a pattern worthy of imitation, as a dutiful daughter, a virtuous and affectionate wife, a tender mother, and sincere friend. She leaves a disconsolate husband, and six children, to deplore her sudden and irreparable loss.

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  • Boggis, Elizabeth

13 February, 1792
Norfolk Island, Australia


19 March, 1822 (aged 30)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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