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Falkiner, Una Caroline (1881–1948)

Mrs. Otway Rothwell Falkiner,

Mrs. Otway Rothwell Falkiner,

Who's Who in the World of Women

Daughter of Albert Alexander Cochrane Le Souёf. Came to Australia with Dudley Charles Le Souёf. They arrived in the “Eagle,” on October 20, 1840, and took up land. Charles Henry Bouillard Le Souёf arrived in Sydney, N.S.W., in 1836. William Le Souёf, father of these, arrived in Sydney in 1838.

Una Caroline Le Souёf married Otway Rothwell Falkiner, Station Owner in the Riverina, in 1910, and has a son and daughter, Lauré Rothwell, who has been presented at Court, and John Alexander, educated at the Church of England Grammar School, Geelong. Mrs. Falkiner has been presented at Court, has travelled extensively, and is a frequent visitor to Melbourne. She is greatly interested in Art, Music, Painting and Home Life.

COMMITTEES. President of the Urana Country Women’s Association; Member, Victoria League.

CLUBS. Alexandra, Victoria League, Forum (Sydney), and Life Member of the Empire League in Sydney.

HOBBIES. Sketching, Gardening, and all out of door sports.

ADDRESS. “Boonoke North, ” Widgiewa, Riverina, New South Wales.

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  • Who's Who of the World of Women (Reference Press Association), 1934 (view original)

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'Falkiner, Una Caroline (1881–1948)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 6 August 2020.

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