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Clara (Machin) Edmiston (1863 - 1898)

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Clara Edmiston formerly Machin
Born in Christchurch, New
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Timaru, New
[children unknown]
Died in Perth, Western
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2014
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Per the Timaru Herald: THOMSON - MACHIN. On the 15th May [1882], at the house of the bride's father, by the Rev. T. B. Hallowes, John Thomson, third son of William Thomson, of Elgin, Scotland, to Annie, [23] eldest daughter of Thomas Machin, architect, Timaru.

Date to be confirmed: Some time between 1882 & 1889, Thomas’s daughter, Clara & husband Hugh move to Beverly a small farming community in Western Australia [about 100 kilometres east of Perth]… As in 1898: Clara dies: [this per the Western Mail, Perth, WA] Monday 14 March 1898: Death of Mrs. H. F. Edmiston. - The wife of Mr. H. F. Edmiston, who is well known in connection with the farming industry in the Beverley district, succumbed, after a protracted and painful illness, on Friday last, in Perth. The deceased lady had a large circle of friends in the Beverley district, whose respect she had won by virtue of her social qualities and charitable nature. Her remains were conveyed to their last resting-place in the Perth Presbyterian Cemetery on Friday, Mr. D. J. Chipper carrying out the funeral arrangements.

Hugh goes on to remarry a Jane Nelson on 14th September 1898, they are to have three children.

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Date: 16th June 1863
NZ - Birth registration # 1863/3083.


Date: 15th May1882
Timaru. Marriage registration # 1882/1437.


Date: 11 March 1898
Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954) Tuesday 15 March 1898: EDMISTON. - On Friday, March 11, at Perth, Clara, the beloved wife of H. F. Edmiston, late of Beverley, at the age of 35 years. Respected by all who knew her.

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