Mary Jane Hughes grave monument in Municipal Cemetery, Gayndah, Queensland, Australia

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Mary Jane "Aunty" Hughes
1950771873first name on monumentMARY JANE (Minnie) 1873 (Gordon) - 26.8.1950 (Gayndah, Queensland) The Portland Guardian, 1st 0ctober 1886 … LATEST NEWS.  [By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH]  Anglo Australian Press Agency. ….…. whose examination has disclosed sensational mining transaction. Minnie Hughes, who was snake bitten at Numurkah, remained in a critical state for 24 hours. The Herald tips for the Hunt Club Races are …....... Mary Jane moved to Queensland with her brother Thomas & his wife Josephine in 1908. After Josephine's death in 1911, Mary Jane would have played a large part in the care & upbringing of young Mary Ita (22 months). The Brisbane Courier,25th September 1926 ... GAYNDAH. Church Dance-A most successful dance, under the guidance of Miss Mary Hughes of Ideraway,- .in aid of the R.C. Church building fund, was held in the Ideraway Hall on September 21. The takings amounted to between £23 and £24. During the evening different raffles were conducted, and resulted in Mrs. Carnell winning a fancy coat hanger, Mrs. P. C Hickey an open order for one guinea, and in the chocolate waltz competition Mr. and Mrs. L. Roach secured the confectionery. ….. The Brisbane Courier, 6th February 1930 … SOCIAL Miss Hughes and Miss Mary Hughes (Ideraway), who have been the guests of Mrs. J. Crowe (Nundah) for the past few weeks, returned home yesterday. The Brisbane Courier, 26th March 1930 ... Miss Vera Crowe, who went to Gayndah to sing at the St. Patrick's concert, returned to Brisbane during the week, and while she was away she was the guests of Miss Hughes, Ideraway. The Courier-Mail, 31st August 1950 … HUGHES — The friends of Miss Mary Hughes, Gayndah, beloved Sister of Sister Mary Anastasia and Mr. T. Hughes, and Aunt of Mrs. J. M. Kennedy, Wigton Station, are respectfully notified of her sudden death in Gayndah District Hospital on August 26th. R.I.P. The Worker, 21st March 1955 ... (a) Mary Jane Hughes, late of Gayndah, spinster. (b) 26th Aug., 1950. (c) Thomas Hughes (since deceased). (d) Resub. 3, sub. 8, allot. 1, sec. 8, town Gayndah. (e) Fee-simple, (f) Will dated 11th November, 1939. Gayndah Cemetery details for … Mary Jane Hughes Surname:  Hughes Given Name(s):  Mary Jane Occupation:  Domestic Age:  77 Year(s) Place of Birth:  Victoria Undertaker:  Harris, W R Conductor:  Father Y Ganzer Date of Funeral:  27 August 1950 Cemetery:  Gayndah Section:  Monumental Headstone:  No Row:  I Plot Prefix:  24 Plot Number:  1050
Thomas Hughes
1950811869relationship not given of Mary Jane HughesTHOMAS PATRICK 1869 (Gordon) – 30.9.1950 (Gayndah, Queensland) Thomas Hughes married Josephine Hayes in 1908 in Victoria. Thomas, Josephine & Minnie (Mary Jane, younger sister of Thomas) must have moved almost immediately to Queensland. The only child of Thomas & Josephine, Mary Ita, was born 4.11.1909 in Queensland. Josephine Hayes/Hughes died when Mary was less than two years old, on 11.9.1911, aged 31, in Queensland. According to Queensland Electoral Rolls … 1908 … at Elaine, Ideraway. Josephine Emelia Hughes, housewife Thomas Hughes, farmer & Minnie Hughes , home duties 1913, 1925, 1936, 1937 … at Ideraway. Thomas Hughes, commission agent Minnie Hughes, home duties 1943 … at Simon st., Gayndah. Thomas Hughes, commission agent Mary Jane Hughes, home duties Siblings Thomas & Minnie/Mary Jane lived together till their deaths, five weeks apart, in 1950. In the News The Brisbane Courier, 29th April 1910 ... At a meeting of the Executive Council, yesterday, the following reserves were proclaimed :- Quarter acre at Wondai, for Shire Council offices ; 1/2 acre at Ideraway, for a School of Arts, for which Messrs. A. Mathieson, T. Hughes, G. C. Dent, A. A. Morgan, and W. Dwyer have been appointed trustees ; ….. The Brisbane Courier, 29th September 1927 ... DANCE AT IDERAWAY. GAYNDAH, September 28. An enjoyable dance was given by the bachelors of Ideraway and district, numbering about forty, in the Ideraway Hall, last Friday evening, to which 120 persons were invited. The hall was gaily decorated with flags, and Miss Mary Gillespie's orchestra contributed dance music. Mr. T. Hughes supervised the dancing, and supper was under the supervision of Mrs. C. E. Armstrong, of Ideraway. ….. Queensland Country Life, 5th November 1936 ... LOCAL ROADS AND RESERVES KEEN INTEREST BY GAYNDAH COMMITTEE Several matters of local and district importance regarding roads and reserves were discussed at the last meeting of the Gayndah district committee of the Graziers' Association of South-Eastern Queensland. With regard to certain allotments held by the Council and Mr. T. F. Green, at Ideraway, the chairman stated he had. in company with Mr. D. Slack and the secretary, interviewed the chairman and clerk of the Gayndah Shire Council. These blocks were in front of Mr. Hughes' property, and while unfenced were useful in giving access to the river for watering cattle at Ideraway before trucking. It was suggested these allotments be converted into, a small reserve. the graziers to pay any costs of transfer, etc. The chairman had given them a sympathetic hearing, and the matter would be discussed at next meeting of the Council if a letter were sent by the committee embodying the request for a reserve to be proclaimed. Gayndah Cemetery details for … Thomas Patrick Hughes Surname:  Hughes Given Name(s):  Thomas Patrick Occupation:  Retired Commission Agent Age:  81 Year(s) Place of Birth:   Undertaker:  Harris, W R Conductor:  Father Y Ganzer Date of Funeral:  2 October 1950 Cemetery:  Gayndah Section:  Monumental Headstone:  No Row:  I Plot Prefix:  25 Plot Number:  1053


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Municipal Cemetery, Gayndah, Queensland, Australia

Municipal Cemetery, Gayndah
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