Amelia Purdue

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Amelia Purdue died in 1914.


Amelia Purdue's name is carved onto the marbles in the foyer of the Old Colonist's Hall, Ballarat.



FUNERAL NOTICE. PURDUE.—The friends of the late Mrs Amelia Purdue, relict of the late Mr T. W. Purdue, saddler, are informed that her remains will be removed from the residence of her son, Mr V. Purdue, No. 5 Talbot street north, to-morrow, Tuesday, 7th April, at 11 o'clock, for interment in the Ballarat Old Cemetery. CHARLES MORRIS, Undertaker, etc., 3 Mair St., and 708 Sturt St.[1]

OBITUARY The funeral of Mrs Amelia Purdue took place yesterday from the residence of her son, Mr V. Purdue, 5 Talbot street north, and was well attended; the remains being interred in the Old Cemetery. The pall-bearers were Sergt-mjr Wallace., Sergt. Christie (representing Ambulance Corps) Messrs F. Carver, C. E. Suffren, W. Clegg, F. Gray, E. Doepel, B. Kileen, J. Wright, W. Lee, H. Burdett, A. Elston, F. Coldham; and the coffin-bearers were Messrs W., A., and V. Purdue (sons of deceased), and W. Coulthard. The Rev. M.C. James, of St. Peter's, officiated at the house and grave. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr C. Morris.[2]

See also

Old Colonists' Association



  1. Evening Echo, 06 April 1914.
  2. Balarat Star, 08 April 1914.

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--Clare K.Gervasoni 20:25, 20 March 2022 (AEDT)

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