Agnes Ingles Cutbush – Dead At 20

Posted: August 8, 2009 in The Non-Rippers
Apparently Thomas Taylor Cutbush’s new young wife didn’t live very long. She died in 1870 at the age of 20 years. Here is her grave:
 

The grave of Agnes Ingles Cutbush (1850-1870) and Christina Stoddart (died 1892?), plot 44. N, Sydney Street Cemetery.

Taken between 1965 and 1969 – photographed in the late 1960’s by the City Sexton, PJE Shotter, prior to its being dismantled to make way for the Wellington motorway.

Source: Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library Of New Zealand

Here are a couple of death announcements for Agnes Ingles Cutbush:

DEATH.

On the 17th inst., at Wellington, Agnes Ingles, the beloved wife of Mr. Thomas Taylor Cutbush, and fourth daughter of the late James Stoddart. Aged 20 years and 6 months.

Source: Evening Post, Volume VI, Issue 132, 19 July 1870, Page 2

DEATHS.

CUTBUSH. – On July 17, at Wellington, Agnes Ingles, the beloved wife of Mr. Thomas Taylor Cutbush, and fourth daughter of the late James Stoddart, aged 20 years and 6 months.

Source: Wellington Independent, Volume XXV, Issue 3021, 19 July 1870, Page 2 

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