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The late Mrs Elizabeth Jane Good, whose death, at the advanoedage of 81, took plare on Wednesday last, at the residence ot her daughter, Mrs Jonathan Brown, of Fine Hill Farm, Rangiora, was well known in Akaroa in former years. Sh* lived in Grehan Valley with her husband, Mr Fell* ham, one of the roads there still bearing their natnti. She had the distinction of being married four times. She was born in Cornwall, England, io the year 1831 In 1852 she married Captain Willcooks, who was drowned in the wreck of his vessel, the Dundee, of! Sydney Heads After her hus band's death, she took up nursing, and was trained in St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. She afterwards served in Guy's Hospital, and was for a time Matron at Milbank Prison, eventually leaving that insti tution to marry a Mr Dann, a Government architect, who went to Australia in 1863, and died in G-ppsland Deceased then come to New Zealand, landing in Auckland in 1861 Four years later she left for Australia and found employment as a ntm-e in the Melbourne Hospital In 1874 she returned to New Zealand, and for a few rears ocou pied the position of Matron ai the Christ , church Hospital She again married, her husband being Mr Feltham, who was a schoolmaster at Akaroa, and they settled down on come land near Akaroa, their pace being kno-vn as Walnut Grove, there b»'ng a number of very prolific walnut trees on the property Mr Feltham died in 1898, and deceased told her property and took her residence in Bangiora to be {near her daughter In the Blßt year ot her age she again enter- d the marriage state, her hue band benn Mr G B Goe>d, a retired Cust farmer who suivi*es her Mrs Jonathan Brown was her only daughter

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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3474, 13 July 1915

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OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3474, 13 July 1915

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