Series Series B - Fryer Family Papers

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UQFL23-Series B


Fryer Family Papers


  • 1876-2021 (Creation)

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19 folders, 20 items, 2 parcels.

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The Fryer Family of Springsure began with the marriage when Rosina Richards (16 Aug 1865-24 Aug 1949) and Charles George Fryer married on 19 December 1883. They had six sons and one daughter. The children were: Elizabeth Stuart Gilmour (nee Fryer) (21 Dec 1884-10 Jul 1984); William Thomas Fryer (20 Feb 1887-21 Feb 1946); Charles George Fryer (2 Jul 1889-10 Apr 1917); Henry Hardy Fryer (15 Mar 1892-17 Sep 1990); John Denis (11 Sep 1895-7 Feb 1923); Richard Alexander James (23 Oct 1899-17 Jun 1986) and Walter Ponsonby (18 Jan 1906-16 May 1980).

Elizabeth Stuart Fryer married James Stephen Gilmour. They had three children: Eunice Catherine Gilmour (11 Nov 1921-1 Jan 2022); Lex and John.
Henry Hardy Fryer married Irene Margaret Holmes on 21 November 1923.
Richard Alexander Fryer married Myrtle Ellen Rowlands (19 Apr 1913-?) on 11 November 1934.
Walter Ponsonby Fryer married Emma Amelia Simpkins on 9 October 1935.

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Papers and other material donated by members of the Fryer Family which relates to John Denis Fryer or other Fryer family members.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Box 1 Folders 2a, 2b, 2c, 3-6, 6a, 10-11. Box 2 items 1-3, Folders 1-2, 3 and 5. Box 3 Items 1-17, Folders 1-4, and 6. Parcel 1 Item 1, Folio folders 1-2. Parcel 2.

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Created, Linda Justo, 12-May-2023.




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  • Box: UQFL23 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL23 Box 2
  • Box: UQFL23 Box 3
  • Parcel: UQFL23 Parcel 1
  • Parcel: UQFL23 Parcel 2