268. John Rope
MR. JOHN ROPE
A pioneer of the Mudgee district, in the person of Mr. John Rope, died in the Mudgee hospital this morning at the advanced age of 84 years. Deceased was born in this district, where he resided practically all his life. A kindly-hearted man, he naturally made many friends, who will hear of his death with sincere regret. He is survived by two daughters, viz.. Mrs. J. Moran (Wilbertree Flat) and Mm Cox (Havilah) to whom the deepest sympathy of the whole community will be extended. A brother Mr. James Rope, died a few weeks ago. The funeral will take place to morrow (Tuesday) morning.
Source: Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative 1 Feb 1932
Margaret Ann Jones
MRS. MARGARET ANN ROPE.
The death occurred, suddenly on Tuesday morning of Margaret Ann Rope, the wife of Mr. John Rope, of Mudgee, aged 61 years.The deceased was on the piorning ot her death preparing some lunch for some friends, when she was taken suddenly ill, and died very shortly after. Mrs. Rope was a native o£ Mudgee, and had lived here all her life, and was a very highly respected and esteemed resident of the district. Besides a husband, she is survived by the following daughters and sons : — Mesdames James Gay, Sidney Imber (Mudgee), Jack Cox (Havilah), Thomas Davis (Goree), Rolls (New Zealand), and Messrs. Frederick and George Rope (Herberton, North Queensland). The deceased is also survived by a great number of grandchildren. The remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the general cemetery yesterday morning. The Rev. Canon Dunstan officiated at the graveside. Mr. J. C. Swords had charge of the funeral arrangements.
Source: Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative May 1920