Jack, Amy Priscilla (Thomas)

Personal Details

First nameAmy
Middle namePriscilla
Other namesThomas
Date of birth01/01/1844
Date of death17/09/1938


Amy was the daughter of James Thomas and Mary Meredith [Qld Ref: 1938/B41028]

ALTHOUGH she has been without her eyesight for 12 years, Mrs. Amy Jack, who will celebrate her 94th birthday to-day, remains bright and cheerful. Born at Cinder Ford, Forest of Dean, Gloucester Shire, in 1844, she was married in 1869, and after her husband’s death in 1881 she came to Brisbane, arriving in 1886 with her two sons, Messrs. E. M Jack, now of Paddington, and S. W Jack, of Annerley.
Mrs. Jack spent some years .in Bundaberg and Gin Gin, and also in Muttaburra, where she was matron of the hospital. She was an active worker for the Red Cross Society in the war and a member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union.
[Source: MRS. AMY JACK 94 TO-DAY. (1938, May 23). The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 – 1954), p. 1 Section: Second Section.. Retrieved December 2, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article40994516]


Muttaburra Hospital
Start Date1897
Finish Date1901