• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4483

Bleazby, Elizabeth Hannah

(1866 – 1947)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 1 January, 1866, Brighton Victoria Australia
  • Died 23 March, 1947, Brighton Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Local government councillor


Elizabeth Bleazby served as a local government councillor for Brighton from 1929-1946. Daughter of a former Brighton councillor and premier of Victoria, Sir Thomas Bent, she was imbued with politics from an early age. She stood for election to the local council three times before she succeeded.

Published resources

  • Resource
  • Book
    • Getting the numbers: women in local government, Sinclair, Amanda, Bowman, Margaret and Strahan, Lynne, 1987

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