Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:53

BURTON, Henry (1823-1900)

English circus owner. Born 1823, Lincolnshire, England. Son of John Burton and Jane Blythe. Married (1) ?? , (2) Fanny Hanly, 7 May 1863, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (3) Isabel Janet Sutherland, 3 February 1880, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (4) Elizabeth Buckland, 7 October 1890, Toowong, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. Died 9 March 1900, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Australia from 1849.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 235.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:51

BRUNE, Tittell (1875-1974)

American actress. Née Minnie Tittell Anthony. Born 1875, California, USA. Daughter of Minnie St Marie Tittell and George W Anthony. Married Clarence M Brune. Died 1974, Los Angeles, California, USA.

On stage in America, Australia and England from 1887.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 199.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:49

BROWNE, Blanche (fl. 1910s-1920s)

English actress. Married Ronald McIntyre (Tasmanian landowner), 1911.

Brought to Australia by JC Williamson Ltd in 1910 to star in a production of Our Miss Gibbs. She remained in Australia and became a permanent member of the Royal Comic Opera Company, performing in various roles until 1921.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 172.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:47

BROUGH, Robert (1855-1906)

English actor, vocalist & manager. Né Lionel Barnabas Brough; aka LB Brough. Born 13 July 1855, London, England. Married Florence Brough (actress), 26 July 1880, Plymouth, Devon, England. Died 20 April 1906, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

On stage in England and Australia from 1871. Based in Australia from 1886.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 118.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:46

BROUGH, Florence (1856-1932)

English actress & vocalist (contralto). Née Florence Major; aka Mrs Robert Brough; aka Florence Trevelyan. Born 4 November 1856, Covent Garden, London, England. Daughter of Richard Major and Harriet Davis. Sister of Emma Temple (actress) and Brenda Gibson (actress). Married (1) Robert Brough (actor), 26 July 1880, St James Church, Plymouth, Devon, England, (2) Cyril Bell (actor), 1909, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Died 7 January 1932, Sydney, NSW, Australia, aged 74.

 On stage in England and Australia from 1876. Based in Australia from 1886.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 118.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:44

BROOKE, GV (1818-1866)

Irish actor & manager. Né Gustavus Vaughan Brooke. Born 25 April 1818, Dublin, Ireland. Married (1) Marianne Elizabeth Woolcott Bray (de facto), 1851, Birmingham, England, (2) Avonia Jones (actress), 1863, Liverpool, England. Died 11 January 1866, at sea.

On stage in England and Australia. Performing in Australia, 1855-1861. Business partner of George Coppin.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 21, 32, 165, 168, 285.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:42

BRETT, Edwin (1869-1934+)

English actor. aka Edwin J Brett. Married Emmeline Orford (actress).

On stage in Australia from 1908. Popular pantomime dame.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 276.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:40

BRAYTON, Lily (1876-1953)

English actress. Born 23 June 1876, Hindley, Lancashire, England. Married (1) Oscar Asche (actor), June 1898 (div.), (2) Dr Douglas Chalmers Watson, 1936. Died 30 April 1953, Bisham, Berkshire, England, aged 76.

On stage in England and Australia. Performing in London from 1900-1908, and in Australia 1909-1910, and 1911-1913, notably with husband Oscar Asche.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 267.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:39

BRAMLEY, Nellie (1890-1982)

Australian actress. Born 4 February 1890, VIC, Australia. Sister of Marguerite Adele (actress). Died 9 June 1982, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

On stage in Australia from 1910. Also films.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 215.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:37

BISPHAM, David S (1857-1921)

American operatic vocalist. Born 5 January 1857, Philadelphia, USA.

On stage in England from 1890.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 295.