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Lancaster, Sarah Jane (Murrell)
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Sarah Jane Lancaster (née Murrell), (1858–1935). Born in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, Sarah Jane was the third child (of eight) of master mariner, William Lee Murrell and his wife Mary Anne (née Hume). In December 1879, Sarah Jane married railway “engineer” Alfred Henry Lancaster (31 Jan 1858, Manchester, England–4 Feb 1930). They lived with the Murrells for some years, until they had children (of whom there were seven). Their large family network of Catos, Murrells, Pyes and Buchanans, many of them Methodist or Salvationist, connected works in Tasmania, New Zealand, Melbour…

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Hutchinson, Mark, “Lancaster, Sarah Jane (Murrell)”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 28 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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