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Mary Booth (1869 – 1956)

Date Posted: 30 October 2012

Mary Booth was born in Sydney in 1869, the eldest of three daughters of schoolmaster, William Booth and his wife Ruth. After graduating in Arts from the University of Sydney, …

Grace Gibson (1905 – 1989)

Date Posted: 22 October 2012

Born in El Paso, Texas, United States of America, in 1905, Grace Gibson arrived in Australia in 1934, planning to stay for only six months. Instead, she stayed for the …