Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:27

GHILONI, Celia (1879-1955)

Australian actress & vocalist. Née Rosabella Ethel Celia Ghiloni. Born 22 February 1879, VIC, Australia. Married (1) Barnett Breslau (salesman), 2 March 1898, Perth, WA, Australia (div. 1908), (2) Ronald Horace Macpherson (explorer), November 1908, Bombay, India (div. 1919), (3) Alfred J Mellor (sharebroker), 1920, Perth, WA, Australia. Died 1955, Perth, WA, Australia.

On stage in Australia, 1904-1920, performing principally in the companies of JC Williamson. Settled in Perth following third marriage.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 171.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:26

FOXCROFT, Emily (fl. 1900s)

English operatic vocalist (contralto).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 211.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:23

FORDE, J.M. (1840-1929)

Irish-Australian journalist. Né Joseph Michael David Forde. Born 9 May 1840, Dublin, Ireland. Married (1) Ellen Daly Creeden, 1862, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (2) Amy Anne Beasley Rigney, 1918, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Died 3 May 1929, Hazelbrook, NSW, Australia.

As 'Hayseed' and 'Old Chum' wrote numerous columns for the Sydney Sportsman and Truth, such as Sportsmen of the Past, Old Theatricals and Mummer Memoirs (1904-1914), Early Melbourne and Early Sydney. Also wrote as 'The Oldest Inhabitant' and 'The Rambler'.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 177.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:21

FORD, Herbert (fl. 1910s)

English actor & journalist.

On stage in England and Australia. Brought to Australia by JC Williamson Ltd in 1912 to appear in Milestones alongside Julius Knight. Remained in Australia until at least 1917.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 222.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:20

FOLI, Signor (1835-1899)

Irish operatic vocalist (bass). Né Allan James Foley.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 257.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:18

FITZWILLIAM, Mrs (1801-1880)

English actress. Née Frances Copeland. Died 19 October 1880, Wellington, New Zealand.

On stage in England and Australia. Performed leading roles at Haymarket Theatre in London. In Australia in 1870s for GBW Lewis.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 9.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:17

FITZGERALD, Alec (1831-1885)

Irish actor. Né Alexander Fitzgerald. Married (1) -, (2) Mary Orton. Died 31 August 1885, New York, USA.

On stage in USA and Australia from 1850s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 187.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:15

FARQUHARSON, Robert (1820-1880)

English operatic vocalist (bass). Né Robert Farquharson Smith. Born 26 May 1820, London, England. Died 14 February 1880, London, England.

On stage in Australia during the 1850s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:14

FARLEY, Edward (d. 1916)

Welsh operatic vocalist (baritone). Né Edward Hughes. Married Eliza Nichols. Died 11 March 1916, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

On stage in England, Australia and USA.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:12

FARKOA, Maurice (c.1864-1916)

French-English actor & vocalist. Born 23 April 1864/1867, Smyrna, Greece. Son of French father and English mother. Cousin of Jack Cannot (actor). Died 21 March 1916, New York City, New York, USA, aged 52.

On stage in England from 1899.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 173.

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