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Biography

Alice Clair Lindores was born 3 October 1851 in Denman, New South Wales, Australia to William Lindores (1810-1876) and Mary Ann Warby (1824-1868) and died 13 August 1923 in Richmond Hospital, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia of bronchial pneumonia. She married Robert Mitchell (1847-1923) 17 April 1870 in Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.




Children


Offspring of Robert Mitchell and Alice Clair Lindores (1851-1923)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Agnes Annie Mitchell (1871-1928)
William Edward Mitchell (1872-1874)
Ernest Robert John Mitchell (1874-1930) 10 July 1874 West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia 4 June 1930 Sydney Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Edith Shepherd (1881-1930)

Robert David James Mitchell (1875-1978)
Charles Edward Mitchell (1877-1939)
Albert William Lindores Mitchell (1879-1948)
Herbert Jesse Mitchell (1880-1951)
Alice Ada Mitchell (1883-1953)
Arthur Leslie Mitchell (1885-1959)
Minnie May Mitchell (1888-1969)
Mary Elizabeth Mitchell (1890-1972)
Elsie Mona Mitchell (1891-c1958)
Stanley Thomas Boyden Mitchell (1893-1965)

Obituary

Mrs. ALICE MITCHELL.

We regret to report the death of a widely known and highly respected resident of the Kurrajong district, Mrs. Alice Mitchell which took place in the Richmond Hospital on Monday. Deceased, who was 71 years of age, was the wife of Mr. Robert Mitchell, of 'Fern Hill,' Kurrajong, who we regret to state is also a patient in the Richmond Hospital. The late Mrs. Mitchell had only been a patient in the hospital for three or four days, when she succumbed to pneumonia. She was most charitable in her activities, and was a noble worker for the institution in which she died during the time it was conducted as a public hospital. At the age of 19 years she married Mr. Robert Mitchell, at Maitland, of which township she was a native, and as a young couple they settled down at Kurrajong, where they reared a large family of 13 children, 12 of whom are living, viz., Mrs. Agnes Shepherd (Comleroy Road), Mr. Ernest Mitchell (North Richmond), Sergeant Robert D. J. Mitchell (Wellington district police force), Mr. Chas. Mitchell, Mr. Albert Mitchell (who is ill in Richmond Hospital, but now convalescing), Mr. Herbert J. Mitchell (a leading light in Labor circles in Sydney), Mr. Arthur Mitchell, Misses Alice, Minnie, Mary, and Elsie Mitchell, and Mr. H. Mitchel (Kurrajong). The funeral took place on Tuesday, and after a service in St. Peter's Church of England, Richmond, where the Rev. F. Dillon paid a fitting tribute to the womanly attributes of the deceased, the remains were laid to rest in the North Richmond cemetery. Mr. A. A. Price carried out the funeral arrangements.

Windsor and Richmond Gazette, 17 August 1923, page 12




Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • AWT:db: fernery, id: I10655 — no longer available
¶ Death
  • MITCHELL.—August 13, 1923, at a private hospital, Richmond, Alice, the beloved wife of Robert Mitchell, of Fern Hill, Kurrajong, in her 72nd year.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 August 1923, page 8