File File 7 - Bill and Lila Mayo photographs

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UQFL119-Series F-File 7


Bill and Lila Mayo photographs


  • 1918-1925 (Creation)

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36 photographs, 2 negatives

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Elizabeth Mary Saxelby was born in Belper, Derbyshire, England in 1870. She died on 18 May 1959 in Brisbane. She wrote articles on birds, nature and children in the newspaper (mostly the Brisbane Courier) in the 1920s under the name "Marmee" and occasionally used this name when writing to her daughter, Daphne.

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William McArthur Mayo (Bill) was born in Brixton, Surrey, England on 13 November 1868. He died on 20 December 1954 in Brisbane.

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This file includes photographs of Lila Mary Mayo and William Mayo and one of Vida Lahey painting.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright expired.

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Prior to rearrangement and rehousing, housed in Photograph Box 1 Folder 7


Parcel 1 Folder 7

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Revised, Linda Justo, 30-Jun-2021. Created, Linda Justo, 7-Nov-2020.




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  • Parcel: UQFL119 Parcel 1