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Clegg, Mary Emma (1889–?)

Mary Emma Clegg, by Dickinson-Monteath, n.d.

Mary Emma Clegg, by Dickinson-Monteath, n.d.

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

Mrs. Clegg (Mary Emma a'Beckett)

Born, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria. Daughter of Frank Pilkington Brett, Esq. Wife of Lieut.-Colonel Humphrey N. M. Clegg, D.S.O., late K.R.I. 8th Hussars and Denbeighshire Yeomanry; now engaged in farming pursuits.

Family, two sons and two daughters: George a’Beckett, educated at Canford School, Dorset, England; Humphrey Chadwick, educated at Geelong Grammar, Victoria; Patricia Mary, educated at St. James’, Malvern, Worcestershire, England; Quenelda, educated at St. Catherine’s, Toorak, Melbourne.

CHARITIES. Member of the Central Executive of Country Women's Association of Victoria; President of Yarra Branch, C.W.A.; Member of the Aldenham Women’s Institute, Hartfordshire, England; Member of the Victoria League.

HOBBIES. Big Game Hunting, Fishing and Hunting.

CLUBS. Quamby, Ladies’ Empire Club (London), Garden Club (London).

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

Citation details

'Clegg, Mary Emma (1889–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/clegg-mary-emma-17145/text28963, accessed 18 May 2021.

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Mary Emma Clegg, by Dickinson-Monteath, n.d.

Mary Emma Clegg, by Dickinson-Monteath, n.d.

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