• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6378

Royal, Isabel Eleanor

(1909 – 2000)
  • Born 1 January, 1909
  • Died 1 June, 2000, Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Manager, Secretary


As a widower with two young sons, Isabel Royal worked as a secretary during the day and ran the Novelty Manufacturing Company after hours, in order to support her family. Throughout her life Isabel dedicated much of her time to various charities and community organisations. In 2000 she was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) ‘for service to the community, particularly through the Yooralla Society of Victoria’.

Archival resources

  • State Library of Victoria
    • Records of the Novelty Manufacturing Company, 1944-1988. [manuscript].