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Taylor, Elizabeth Mary (May) (1882–?)

May Taylor,

May Taylor,

Jack Cato

Born, “Myoora,” Toorak, Melbourne.

Daughter of the late Robert Harper, M. L. C., founder of the firm of Messrs. Robert Harper & Co. Ltd., Merchants, of Melbourne, Victoria, member of both State and Federal Houses of Parliament; and Mrs. Jane Ballingall Harper (nee Cairns).

Wife of Alfred Taylor, Esq., Retired Pastoralist; son of William Taylor, M. L. C., J. P., Member of the first Legislative Council of Victoria.

Family, one son, Robert Taylor, Solicitor, practising at Frankston; educated at Church of England Grammar School, Melbourne.

ACTIVITIES. Member of Committee of the Ministering Children’s League; Member, Australian Women’s National League; Member of Victoria League. Interested in all forms of women’s and children’s welfare movements.

HOBBIES. Music, Art.

CLUB. Quamby (President).

ADDRESS. “The Leys,” Adelaide Street, Malvern. Melbourne, Victoria.

Original Publication

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

Additional Resources

  • marriage, Table Talk (Melbourne), 24 April 1902, p 25

Citation details

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May Taylor,

May Taylor,

Jack Cato

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Alternative Names
  • Harper, Elizabeth Mary

Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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