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Alice Elise Snodgrass (1874–1957)

Daughter of Lewis Kiddle, Esq., of Steam Plains, Deniliquin, New South Wales; one of the pioneer pastoralists of the Riverina district.

Born, South Yarra, at the home of her maternal grandfather, John Dickson Loch, who arrived in South Australia in 1838, from India, where he had been for some years a British officer at the court of the King of Oudh.

Educated in Melbourne. Married Canon Evelyn Snodgrass, M. A., of St. Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne; son of the Hon. Peter Snodgrass, M. L. C., one of the early pioneers of Yea, Victoria; grandson of the late Colonel Kenneth Snodgrass, who fought in the Battle of Waterloo, and later acted as Governor of New South Wales.

INTERESTS. President of St. Paul’s Cathedral Guild of Service; Honorary Treasurer for the Diocesan Mission to the Streets and Lanes for eight years, and now Assistant Treasurer; Past Member of the Committee of Harbour Lights Guild of the Missions to Seamen; and Hon. Secretary to the South Yarra Branch of this organisation for fifteen years; Vice-president of Victoria League Club; and greatly interested in Literature. Travelled extensively. Tours include Great Britain, France, Spain, Holland, Italy, Algeria and Tunisia.

CLUBS. Quamby, Victoria League and Melbourne Music.

ADDRESS. Como Avenue, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria.

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  • Kiddle, Alice Elise

South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


1957 (aged ~ 83)
Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia