Namoi Valley Independent

Emerald Hill woman Annie Egan refused last rites on death bed

By Contributed by Marie Hobson
Updated December 6 2018 - 9:11am, first published December 4 2018 - 4:50pm
Annie Egan as a young woman.
Annie Egan as a young woman.

GROWING up on the family property Rosewood at Emerald Hill, Annie Egan could never have imagined the furore that would erupt across Australia 100 years ago as she died alone in the North Head Quarantine Station – refused the last rites of her Catholic faith.

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