English operatic vocalist (contralto).
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'.
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.
Irish operatic vocalist (bass). Né Allan James Foley.
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.
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.
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.
Welsh operatic vocalist (baritone). Né Edward Hughes. Married Eliza Nichols. Died 11 March 1916, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
On stage in England, Australia and USA.
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.
English actress. Née Marjorie Alice Wilks. Born 16 August 1883, London, England. Daughter of Washington Fabian Wilks and Alice Everitt. Married (1) Alfred Mansfield (actor), 1905, England (div. 1918), (2) Charles Arthur Hadley (racehorse owner), c.1919, South Africa. Died 1958, South Africa.
On stage in England, South Africa and Australia from 1902. Performing in South Africa and Australia, 1914-1916, under engagement to JC Williamson Ltd. Settled in South Africa from 1916.