Obituary. Mrs. A. Hambleton.

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Obituary. Mrs. A. Hambleton.


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Brisbane Courier (Brisbane).


17 December 1931, p.16, col.2.

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17 December 1931





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Mrs. A. Hambleton.

The death occurred on December 5, at her home, at Edith-street, Wynnum South, of Mrs. Agnes Hambleton. Deceased was born at Maidstone, Kent, In November, 1863, was married to Mr. W. L. Hambleton in March, 1888, and came to Brisbane in the S.S. Dorunda. Within a few months of arrival Mr. Hambleton commenced business as a print-seller and picture-framer, and in 1896 moved his residence to Wynnum, where he has lived till the present time. Mrs. Hambleton, with her husband, took an active part in district affairs, and her home and grounds were the scene of many a social gathering and Sunday school picnic. Amongst other activities, Mrs. Hambleton was associated for 14 years with those who were working for the advancement of the State school now known as Wynnum Central. She also took an interest in the Gordon Club, especially in the building of their hall. Mrs. Hambleton was a member of St. Peter's Church, Wynnum, and outside her home her work for the church and guild was one of her greatest interests and sources of happiness. The funeral took place from St. Peter's Church on December 7 to the Hemmant Cemetery, the rector of St. Peter's, Rev. J. W. Nommensen, officiating at the church and graveside. Deceased is survived by her husband, two sons, and one daughter (Mrs. J.M. Bolton).

[Brisbane Courier, 17 December 1931, p.16, col.2.]



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