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Lilian Avis Scantlebury (1894–1964)

Lilian Avis Scantlebury,

Lilian Avis Scantlebury,

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Educated, “Ruton,” Kew, and Melbourne University.

Daughter of Arthur Whybrow, Esq., of Melbourne. Great grand-daughter of Lawrence Rostron, one of our earliest pioneers, who arrived in Victoria from England in 1842 and settled on Tottington Station, St. Arnaud. Wife of Dr. G. C. Scantlebury, son of Dr. George J. Scantlebury, of Cheltenham, Victoria. Family, only daughter, Kathleen Mary; educated at “Clyde,” Woodend, Victoria.

ACTIVITIES. Member of Committee of Janet Clarke Hall, Trinity College; Member, Executive of the Friendly Union of Soldiers' Wives and Mothers. Greatly interested in Melbourne Hospital and South Yarra Red Cross Auxiliary of the Melbourne Hospital. Worked at the Australian Red Cross in London from 1916-1919. Attached to the Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau, and a member of the Australian Voluntary Aid Detachment.

HOBBIES. Golf, Reading.

CLUBS. Lyceum Club, Royal Melbourne Golf Club and Peninsular Country Golf Club.

ADDRESS. Ingleburn, Toorak Road, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria.

This person appears as a part of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 16. [View Article]

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