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Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:35

TITHERADGE, G.S. (1848-1916)

English actor. Né George Sutton Titheradge. Born 9 December 1848, Portsea, England. Son of George Robert Titheradge and Sarah Isabella Emblin. Married (1) Bella Murdoch (actress), 1871, Sutherland, England (div. 1884), (2) Alma Santon (actress). Died 22 January 1916, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Father of Lily Titheradge (actress), Sylvia Titheradge (actress), Frances Titheradge, Eva Titheradge, Madge Titheradge (actress), Nina Titheradge and Dion Titheradge (actor) & 3 children from his first marriage.

On stage from 1870s, performing in England, India and Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 93, 257.

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TILBURY, Zeffie (1863-1950)

English actress. Née Zeffie Agnes Lydia Tilbury. Born 20 November 1863, London, England. Daughter of Lydia Thompson (actress) and John Tilbury (ring master). Married (1) Arthur Lewis, (2) LE Woodthorpe. Died 24 July 1950, Los Angeles, California, USA.

On stage in England and USA. Also films.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 8.

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THORNTON, Edna (1875-1964)

English operatic vocalist (contralto).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 263.

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THOMPSON, Lydia (1838-1908)

English actress, dancer & vocalist. Née Eliza Hodges Thompson. Born 19 February 1838, London, England. Daughter of Philip Thompson (publican) and Eliza Cooper. Married (1) John Tilbury (ring master), 1863, (2) Alexander Henderson (manager), 1868. Died 17 November 1908, London, England, aged 70. Mother of Zeffie Tilbury (actress).

Popular and energetic performer in burlesque, pantomime and comic opera. Performed in theatres throughout the United Kingdom and Europe and was one of the first artistes to take a complete company to USA to great acclaim.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 225.

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TERRY, Kate (1844-1924)

English actress; aka Mrs Arthur Lewis. Born 21 April 1844, England. Daughter of Benjamin Terry and Sarah Ballard. Sister of Ellen Terry (actress), Marion Terry (actress), Florence Terry (actress), Fred Terry (actor), Charles Terry (stage manager) and George Terry (theatre treasurer). Married Arthur James Lewis (of haberdashery firm Lewis & Allenby). Died 6 January 1924, London, England, aged 79. Mother of four daughters including actress Mabel Terry Lewis.

On stage in England.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 176.

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TERRY, Ellen (1847-1928)

English actress. Née Alice Ellen Terry. Born 27 February 1847, Coventry, England. Daughter of Benjamin Terry and Sarah Ballard. Sister of Kate Terry (actress), Marion Terry (actress), Florence Terry (actress) and Fred Terry (actor). Married (1) George Frederic Watts (artist), 20 February 1964, St Barnabas, Kensington, London, England (div. 1877), (2) EW Godwin (architect) (de facto), (3) James Carew (actor), November 1877 (sep. 1881), (4) James Carew, 22 March 1907, USA. Died 21 July 1928, Small Hythe, Kent, England, aged 81. Mother of Edith Craig (director & costume designer) and Edward Gordon Craig (actor & scenic artist).

On stage as a child. Henry Irving’s leading lady from 1878. Visited Australia 1914-1915 performing excepts from Shakespeare. Created Dame in 1925.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 9, 61, 176, 215, 271, 279.

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SWEENEY, Harry (fl. 1900s-1930s)

Australian actor. aka Harry Barfoot, Harry Mowbray.

On stage in Australia and USA. In America from 1908-1932 performing under the name 'Harry Barfoot'.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 222.

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SUSINI, Agusto (c.1824-1884)

Italian operatic vocalist (bass). Died November 1884, London, England, aged 60.

On stage in Australia in 1872 with Agatha States troupe and sang with the Lyster Opera Company.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:09

SULLIVAN, Barry (1821-1891)

English actor & manager. Né Thomas Barry Sullivan. Born 5 July 1821, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Son of Peter Sullivan and Mary Barry. Married. Died 3 May 1891 Sussex, England. Father of Amory Sullivan (actor).

On stage in England, Australia and USA from 1840. Performing at Theatre Royal, Melbourne, 1862-1866.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 93, 169, 170.

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SULLIVAN, Arthur (1842-1900)

English composer & conductor. Né Arthur Seymour Sullivan. Born 13 May 1842, London, England. Died 22 November 1900, London, England.

Popular composer of comic opera, particularly his collaboration with WS Gilbert.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 253.

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