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Lilian Mary Styles (1891–1967)

Descendant of Mrs. William Hobbs, Glastonbury, England; an early Victorian pioneer, and owner of the deepest gold mine in the world, Magdalen, Stawell, Victoria. Born, Geelong, Victoria. Daughter of the late A. D. Price, Esq., Past President of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce (whose main hobby was that of a philatelist), and Julia Price (nee Hobbs).

Wife of Harley Hampton Styles, Auctioneer, of Melbourne, son of the late J. W. Styles, Esq., who was a well-known Melbourne auctioneer; grandson of the late Hon. James Styles, one of the original members of the Federal Senate.

Family, son: James Alfred Hampton, educated at Melbourne Grammar School. Daughter: Suzanne Hampton, educated at St. Catherine s.

CHARITIES. Interested in Victorian Children’s Aid Society, Royal Park, and many other charitable movements.

HOBBIES. Golf, Tennis.

CLUB. Quamby.

ADDRESS. “Woorak,” Heyington Place, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria.

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Alternative Names
  • Price, Lilian Mary

Victoria, Australia


29 July, 1967 (aged ~ 76)
Victoria, Australia