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Box Hill Cemetery, Victoria, Australia


In Loving Memory Of
MY DEAR MOTHER
F. A. ATCHERLEY
DIED 3RD JUNE 1923
AGED 73

Fanny Atcherley was born Fanny Amelia Lavers, in or about 1851 in New South Wales, Australia, daughter of Frederick Samuel Lavers (an immigrant from Surrey, England) and his wife Sophia Lucy Douglas. On 2 January 1889 at Hawthorn, Victoria, Fanny became the second wife of Stephen Atcherley (born around January 1851, died 9 July 1894), a tea merchant who co-founded the Atcherley and Dawson company.

Stephen and Fanny had one child, a daughter named Alice Bell Cureton Atcherley (1889-1969), who married Frank Leslie Haines (1885-1986). Fanny supported fund raising efforts for various organisations including the Wesleyan Church in Homebush, the Bathurst Poor Relief Society and the Sydney Female Refuge.

Photo © Find A Grave member SueM and used with her kind permission. Thanks Sue!


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