Series 042/1 - Correspondence received

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AU AU-MTC 042/1


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  • 1893-1917 (Creation)

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19 letters and postcards, 1 folder

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Grace Jones was born Grace Henderson in 1857. She became a Deaconess Nurse but was forced to give up her work due to the deterioration in her hearing. Hoping that a sea voyage might improve her condition she sailed for Australia on the ship 'The Harbinger' in 1887. She had intended to return to England 6 months later but met Nathanial Jones on board ship, subsequently married the young clergyman on 13 Feb.1888 and settled with him in Australia. She bore two children, Maisie and Stephen and survived her husband, who died in 1911.

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  • Box: N. Jones Box 3
  • Shelf: B 19