Born 25th of October, 1856 Colo, New South Wales, Australia
Died 8th of April, 1942 Parramatta, New South Wales
A very old identity of the Hawkesbury District, Mrs Jane Fairs, passed away on Wednesday last, April 8, at the age of 85 years.
The internment took place in the Catholic cemetery, Windsor, on Thursday, the Rev. Mgr. O'Flynn officiating.
The late Mrs. Fairs was a member of one of the oldest pioneering families of the Hawkesbury district. She was born at Colo, and lived all her life in the district. Her father, the late Mr. Cullen, who settled at Cattai many years ago, was one of the first fruitgrowers on the Hawkesbury to introduce the naval orange.
Mrs Fairs husband predeceased her some 50 years ago. She is survived by two sons, James (Pymble) and Joseph (Windsor), and four daughters, Ellen (Mrs. Amos. Hamilton), Elizabeth (Mrs. Reg. Wilbow, Windsor), Jane Mrs. St. Heaps, Bondi) and Frances (Windsor). Three brothers, Reuben (Pyrmont), Emanuel (Strathfield), and John (Burwood), and one sister, Anna Mary (Mrs. McKay, Burwood) also survive.