English actor, manager & playwright. Born 28 February 1843, Horsham, Sussex, England. Son of John Dampier (builder) and Mary Ann Simmonds. Married Katherine Russell (pianist), 1868, Birmingham, England. Died 23 May 1908, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Father of Lily Dampier (actress) and Rose Dampier (actress).
On stage in England and Australia. Noted Shakespearean actor.
Australian actor. Married. Died 5 May 1914, Fremantle, WA, Australia, aged 47.
Died on stage at the Tivoli Theatre, Fremantle, during a performance of The Soldier's Wedding.
English actor & manager. Born 27 December 1813, London, England. Married Elizabeth Paget (actress). Died 17 June 1888, England, aged 74. Father of Charles Creswick (actor).
On stage in England, USA and Australia from 1831. Toured Australia in 1870s for GBW Lewis.
Spanish operatic vocalist (tenor). Married Giulia Tamburini Coy (vocalist). Died 23 October 1911, Surrey Hills, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Italian operatic vocalist (mezzo soprano). Niece of Antonio Tamburini (baritone). Married Leandro Coy (tenor). Died 17 April 1919, Surrey Hills, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Toured with WS Lyster’s Opera Company.
English conductor & composer. Né Frederic Hymen Cohen. Born 29 January 1852, Kingston, Jamaica. Son of Frederick Augustus Cohen and Emily Davis. Married Frederica Gwendoline Richardson, 23 June 1908, London, England. Died 6 October 1935, Hove, Sussex, England.
Moved to England with family in 1856. Visited Australia in 1888 to conduct the orchestra at the International Centennial Exhibition in Melbourne.
German operatic vocalist (tenor).
English actor, manager & theatre owner. Né George Selth Coppin. Born 8 April 1819, Steyning, Sussex, England. Son of George Selth Coppin and Elizabeth Jane Jackson. Married (1) Maria Watkins Burroughs (actress) (de facto), (2) Harriet Bray, 1855, (3) Lucy Hilsden. Died 14 March 1906, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
On stage in Australia from 1843. Entrepreneur and low comedian. See biography by Alec Bagot for further information.
Australian operatic vocalist (soprano). Née Mary Jane Conly. Daughter of James Conly and Sarah Houston. Married John Jarrett, 1900, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Died August 1930, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 56.