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Eliza Cox Turnbull (1860–1940)

It was accepted in the Gosper, Turnbull and Cox families that Eliza Cox was the ex-nuptial daughter of John Thomas Gosper (1832–1910). She was said to have been brought up by her paternal aunt, Mary Ann Byrne.

She was baptised as Cox, father unknown, married as Gosper and named her first son, John Thomas Turnbull.

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser (NSW), 13 September 1940, p 7

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Gosper, Eliza Cox
  • Cox, Eliza

27 July, 1860
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia


5 September, 1940 (aged 80)
Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Religious Influence

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