20-05-1915: Mrs Marion Reyburn.

The Essendon Gazette & Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter, Moonee Ponds, Thursday 20th May 1915, page 3.

“Mrs. Marion Reyburn died at the residence of her relatives, at 38 Chaucer street, Moonee Ponds, on Thursday, at the grand old age of 100 years. Mrs Reyburn, who celebrated her 100th birthday on 13th April last, was born at Kilmarnock, Scotland, in the year of the battle of Waterloo. She came to Australia with her husband, the late Mr. James Reburn, in the Indus, the voyage occupying 18 weeks. For many years she carried on a drapery business with her husband at Curzon street, North Melbourne, but after his death she lived with her relatives. Deceased was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. William Urie, and sister of the late Mr. James Urie, of the firm Urie and Ferguson.”

Marion Reyburn (nee Urie) Photo from Herald Sun 14 Apr 1915 (From Mrs Noelle Nathan 13 Aug 2010)


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