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Hassall, Eliza Marsden (1834 - 1917)

Born
2 November 1834
Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia
Died
26 December 1917
Cobbitty
Occupation
Missionary

Summary

Eliza Hassall founded the first Australian Scripture Union in 1880. In 1892, she offered her home at Ashfield as a training home for women missionaries under the Church Missionary Society. The Marsden Training Home was officially opened in 1893 with Hassall as superintendent.

Barbara Lemon

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