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Morell, Lady Elizabeth Rutherford (1872–1947)

Lady Elizabeth Morrell

Lady Elizabeth Morrell

Born, Grogan Station, New South Wales. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Watson, Telford, of Grogan Station, Young, New South Wales.

Wife of Sir Stephen Joseph Morell, Kt., Chairman of Abbotsford Brewery, Director of Carlton and United Breweries Ltd.; has pastoral Interests; Lord Mayor of Melbourne, 1927-29; son of Stephen Morell, Esq., of Tarragona, Spain.

Family, three sons and one daughter; Stephen Whitson, Rodney Telford, Donald Rutherford and Sheila Scott. Sons educated at Church of England Grammar School, Melbourne. Daughter educated at Merton Hall, Church of England Grammar School.

ACTIVITIES. Lady Mayoress of Melbourne, 1927-29. One of the Patronesses of Auxiliaries of the Queen Victoria Hospital. Past Committee Member of Queen Victoria Hospital for many years. Has been actively engaged in Red Cross work and connected with various Button Day movements. Keenly interested in all forms of organised Social Welfare work.

HOBBIES. Travelling (has travelled extensively throughout the British Isles, Spain, China, Japan, Norway, etc., etc. )

CLUB. Quamby.

ADDRESS. 42 Clendon Road. Toorak. Melbourne, Victoria.

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Lady Elizabeth Morrell

Lady Elizabeth Morrell

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Alternative Names
  • Telford, Elizabeth Rutherford

Young, New South Wales, Australia


20 December, 1947 (aged ~ 75)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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