20-07-1899: The death of Grace Urie.

The Argus, Melbourne, Thursday 20th July 1899, page 1.

“URIE – On the 18th July, at her residence, Glencairn, Wellington-street, Flemington, Grace Hardie Urie (relict of the late James Urie, of Ferguson and Urie, Melbourne)”.

“URIE – The Friends of he late Mrs. GRACE HARDIE URIE (relict of the late James Urie) are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, in the Melbourne General Cemetery. The funeral will leave her late residence, Glencairn, Wellington-street, Flemington, THIS DAY (Thursday, 20th inst.), at 3 o’clock p.m. ALFRED ALLISON, Undertaker and Embalmer, 221 Victoria-street west, Melbourne; and Racecourse road, Newmarket. Tel. 980.”

Grace Hardie Urie (nee Young) was born in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland in 1838 to parents Benjamin Young and Isabella Cumming. She married James Urie in Melbourne on the 31st of August 1855 and they had fourteen children born between 1856 and 1882. Grace is buried in the Melbourne General Cemetery with  husband James and five of their children who had died as infants.

The James & Grace Urie family, Flemington 1884.

Urie family memorial. Melbourne General Cemetery

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