November 21, 1844, St. Germains, Norfolk, England.

July 19, 1926, Seymour Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Australia.

Brighton General Cemetery, Melbourne, Australia.


Daughter of Henry Cambridge, Ada married George Frederick Cross in 1869 (he took Holy Orders in 1870 as a curate in England; after various curacies in Australia, he became Incumbent of Coleraine, diocese of Ballarat, in 1877). Ada’s works include:

She also contributed to Lays of the Pious Minstrels, 1862; English Lyrics; and published a prose story, The Two Surplices, 1865, and tales in various magazines.

  1. Dawn of God’s Dear Sabbath, The
  2. Humbly, Now with Deep Contrition
  3. Jesus, Great Redeemer
  4. Light of the World, O Shine on Us
  5. Savior, by Thy Sweet Compassion