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Lansell, Geraldine (1886–?)

Geraldine Lansell

Geraldine Lansell

Bertram Park (London

Descendant of Captain Wheeley Orme and Thomas Cook (brother of Capt. James Cook).

Born. Bendigo, Victoria. Daughter of Charles Wheeley Orme, Grazier, New South Wales.

Wife of Leonard V. Lansell (son of the late George Lansell), Managing Director of his father’s mining interests and owner of “Chahsingh” Station, Moulamien.

Family, daughter (Beverley, educated at St. Catherine’s, Toorak), son (George, educated at Geelong Grammar School).

ACTIVITIES. Social service work. At her Bendigo residence, “Lansellston,” and at Riverina Station, “Chahsingh,” Moulamein, and in Melbourne, has entertained many distinguished guests.

COMMITTEES. Divisional Commissioner Girl Guides; President, Country Women’s Association (Moulamein); President, A. W. N. League (Bendigo); Member of the Ministering Children’s League, and many other charitable organisations. Keenly interested in migrants, and was President of New Settlers’ League when it was operating.

ADDRESS. Bendigo, Victoria. Station address, “Chahsingh,” Moulamein, N. S. W.

Original Publication

  • Who's Who of the World of Women (Reference Press Association), v 2, 1934 (view original)

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'Lansell, Geraldine (1886–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 10 August 2020.

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