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Allen, Amelia (?–1955)

Amelia Allen, n.d.

Amelia Allen, n.d.

from Who's Who of the World of Women, vol 2, 1934

MRS. H. G. ALLEN (Amelia) Born Wangaratta, Victoria. Daughter of the late Francis Burberry, Esq., or Wangaratta, and formerly of Sussex, England, who arrived in Australia in the sailing vessel “Great Britain” in the year 1864. Wife of Henry George Allen, Esq., Managing Director of Messrs. Richard Allen & Sons Pty. Ltd., of Mel­bourne; son of the late Richard Allen, Esq., founder of the firm of Messrs. Richard Allen & Sons Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria.

Family, three sons and two daughters. Richard, Henry Keith, Kingsley Anketell. Richard and Henry both educated at Melbourne Grammar School, and Kingsley at Geelong Grammar School. Margaret Frances (now Mrs. Douglas Carnegie), Elizabeth Anketell. Margaret educated at “Lauriston, ” Melbourne, and also in Switzerland. Elizabeth at “St. Margaret’s,” Melbourne, and also in Switzerland.

CHARITIES. Life Governor of Berry Street Foundling Hospital; Past Member of Committee of Berry Street Foundling Hospital; Vice-president of Collingwood Kindergarten.

HOBBIES. Pottery.

CLUB. Quamby.

ADDRESS. “Rathbaron, ” Clendon Road, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria.

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

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'Allen, Amelia (?–1955)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/allen-amelia-16272/text28213, accessed 9 May 2021.

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Amelia Allen, n.d.

Amelia Allen, n.d.

from Who's Who of the World of Women, vol 2, 1934