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OBITUARY.

. ■ ■ • — "■ j MRS. E. J. RICHMOND. A SOCIAL WORKER. The death of Mrs. E. .T. Richmond, at Havelock North, on Sunday, has removed a well known social and religious worker. Deceased early in her life took a keen interest in social and charitable work. For many years she was an official visitor - of the gaols throughout the DominionShe was also interestctl in education. Thirty-five years ago Mrs. Richmond, with Miss Hayward, were members of tbe Taranaki Education Board. In later years Mrs. Richmond was a leader in New Zealand of the Anthroposophica 1 movement. Deceased was a daughter of the late Major Parris, and was bom at New Plymouth in 1844. She yvas married to the late Mr. Henry Robert Richmond, one-time superintendent of taranaki province. Mr. IT. P. Richmond, president of the Auckland Law Society, U the only son of deceased. «nd Mrs. Compton Smith, of Havelock North is her daughter. OLD THAMES RESIDENT. Mr James Alfred Vowles. yvho died i„" Auckland recently, was -bom at. Lytdton, fiO years ago. Ife wvnt wrth hi* oarcnts to Thame* in the early day* o, SHtufc to th*t goldticld. He possessed a "ood tenor voice and for manyyears wus conductor of th.- Uoley Church choir. Many messages of sympathy have Iteen received by members of the lamily, including friends in the Old Thames govs' Association, every one of whom Mr". A'owles yvas porsonallj" acquainted | with. Mr. A'owles is survived by his widow, Mrs. .1. A'owles, if Itotorua, and the following sons and daughters: Messrs. Alf. and Aic, of Arckland, and Arthur, Hanraki l'Sains; Mesdames E. Donkin fPonsonby), P. G. Ardern (Heme Bay), Ed. Newton, .J, Mahony, and Isabel Bush-Stcphcnson (of Rotorua).

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OBITUARY., Auckland Star, Volume LII, Issue 242, 11 October 1921

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OBITUARY. Auckland Star, Volume LII, Issue 242, 11 October 1921

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