1. List: LAHEY, Edith (b. 1868 - 1957??)
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    Edith Marion (Marian) Lahey (nee Everett) was born and educated in England and came to Queensland in 1890. She was the daughter of Mr. Alfred Poore Everett, of Coorparoo and his wife Anne who died in 1935.

    Edith married Isaiah Lahey in 1906 - (this was his second marriage) : Isaiah was the son of the Queensland pioneer Mr. Francis Lahey, timber merchant. After his death the Lahey Brothers was formed, the partners being John W. Lahey, James W. Lahey, and Isaiah Lahey. On the extension of the saw-milling business to Canungra and Beaudesert, the other brothers, Thomas G. Lahey and David Lahey, were added to the partnership.

    "LAHEY—EVERETT - On 5th April, 1904, at Isleworth, Cooparoo. by the Rev. Ashburner. Isaiah Lahey, of Beaudesert, to Edith Marion Everett, eldest daughter of A. P. Everett, of Isleworth, Middlesex, England.

    Lived at :
    LAHEY, Edith Marian,. Gayleys Rd., Toowong, Brisbane.
    'Erica', Cavendish Road, Coorparoo.
    She was the head of the local Cooparoo branch of the CWA in 1932 : "Mrs. Isaiah Lahey presided at the monthly meeting, held on Tuesday, in the Coorparoo School of Arts Hall, when many original ideas were demonstrated, and keen interest taken in the thrift competition. "
    The Lahey name is an important one in Queensland. Frances Vida Lahey (1882-1968), painter, was born on 26 August 1882 at Pimpama, Queensland, daughter of David Lahey, Irish-born farmer and timber-miller, and his wife, Jane Jemima, née Walmsley. David was the younger brother of Isaiah. Vida was then an aunt by marriage of Vida Lahey.
    In an article from 1939 we learn that Edith had always had an interest in pottery and was an artist herself:
    "With her daughter she motored all over England, Scotland and Wales, and then flew from Glasgow to North Ireland. A highlight of her visit there was the Belique pottery factory, since Mrs. Lahey has always been keenly interested in pottery. An artist herself, she kept a sketch book of the trip, including places, people and incidents. Algiers especially took her fancy. "

    Sons Archibald and Harold. Daughter Thelma (married Mr. Willis Chancellor in 1935). BUT "Beaudesert-born Talbot Lahey was the sixth of 21 children of Isaiah Lahey. He was a brother of Godfrey Lahey and a cousin of Romeo Lahey, Noel Lahey, Jack ....." It seems that the number 21 might have been an exaggeration, but certainly it was a large family.

    Isaiah died in 1926 and his story is made a bit clearer here:
    "MR. ISAIAH LAHEY DEATH AFTER LONG ILLNESS.
    Mr. Isaiah Lahey, managing director of Lahey's Ltd.. sawmills and timber merchants, died at his home at Cavendish Road, Coorparoo, yesterday afternoon, after a long illness.
    The late Mr. Lahey was born at Westmeath, Ireland, on October 5, 1853. He and his brothers were brought by their father to Australia, arriving in Sydney on the sailing ship BellissimaIn 1863 he was educated at the Brisbane State School. He joined his father in business on the Logan River ten years later. After the death of the father, the business was sold, and the boys established the sawmilling firm of Lahey Brothers at Canungra. Shortly afterwards they opened another mill at Beaudesert. In 1895 the firm became Lahey Bros, and Nicklin. In 1909 was floated a limited company, with Mr. Isaiah Lahey as a director, he succeeded to the managing directorship on the retirement of his brother John. The late Mr. Lahey was church warden of the Church of England, Beaudesert, for many years. He also interested himself in local government, and was at one time a member of the Tabragalba Shire Council, and later, an alderman of the Beaudesert Town Council. He was an enthusiastic cricketer.
    His first wife was Miss. Emma Godfrey, whom he married in 1880, and by whom he had five sons, Messrs. H. A. and Harold Lahey (Beaudesert), Ralph and Godfrey (Brisbane), and Talbot (Brooweena). and four daughters, Mrs. Charles Mitchell (Kempsey). Mrs. D. L. Turbayne ( Mundubbera ), and Misses Sylvia and Isa Laliey. His second wife whom he married in 1904. was Miss Edith Marion Everett, daughter of the late Mr. Alfred Poore Everett, of Coorparoo. Of the second marriage there are three children. Mr. Trevor Lahey, and Misses Thelma and Berenice Lahey, all of Brisbane.
    The interment took place at Bullimba Cemetery this morning."

    "Isaiah Lahey managed the new Beaudesert Mill and the firm became Lahey Brothers Extended, its partners, J.W., I. D. and T.G. all being natives of Ireland who had emigrated to Australia in 1862. .....

    Lahey's Beaudesert Limited was registered on 15 April 1924 with Isaiah (retired) and his sons Archibald and Harold as shareholders."

    (http://www.agriculture.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/rfa/regions/qld-south-east/cultural-heriatage/forest-industry-places/pdf/qld_se_saw11.pdf)

    She wrote a history of the Lahey family : Laheys of Bellissima Forest (c. 1941). :
    "The secretary reported having received as a gift to the library a copy of "Laheys of Bellissima Park," by Edith M. Lahey, which was a history of the Lahey family. He had written a letter of thanks to the Lahey family."

    as well as :

    1 We Decided to Go : notes of a journey Edith Lahey , Brisbane. Nov. 1941 :
    ""WE Decided to Go," by Edith M. Lahey (printed by Smith and Paterson Pty., Ltd., Brisbane), is a diary record of a trip to England and back, containing some of Mrs. Lahey's impressions."
    "A TRAVEL DIARY
    MRS. E. M. LAHEY, of Brisbane, has made a written record of her recollections of a visit to Britain and Europe. She describes 'We Decided To Go' as notes of a journey and they amplify talks on her trip that she has given to many organisations. She was an observant and tireless traveller with an eye firmly kept on whatever of interest, socially, historically, and architecturally came her way. It was a pre-war journey and was full of enjoyable contacts, among acquaintanceships renewed being that with Sir John and Lady Goodwin, so affectionately remembered for their occupancy of Queensland's Government House. The book has been attractively produced by Smith and Paterson, Brisbane."

    2 Verses Edith Lahey , London. 1938.

    3 Friendship : and other poems Edith Lahey , Brisbane, 1953

    4 Down the Passage Edith Lahey , 1938.

    In 1949 : "TO amuse her grandchildren, Mrs. Edith M. Lahey. of Coorparoo, wrote a set of simple child verses with the koala and the possum as their principal characters. The children enjoyed them so much that Mrs. Lahey thought others might like them too, so she has had them printed in a neat booklet called the B.A.R. book— Bim, Ann, Roslyn.
    There is no commercial angle to this, since Mrs. Lahey is not selling the verses, but making them available for free distribution in hospitals and homes for children. They will be welcomed as additions to Father Christmas's gifts, and their simple language and handy format will ensure that they are enjoyed even by sick children who find that much reading is something of a strain."

    In 1939 this article on her trip overseas shows another side of Edith :
    "MRS. ISAIAH LAHEY'S IMPRESSIONS OF OVERSEAS
    Souvenirs in the form of photographs taken by her daughter, Miss B. K. Lahey, and herself, will in future days bring back many happy recollections of her trip abroad to Mrs. Isaiah Lahey. She has been on a visit to the British Isles and Norway, returning through the Dutch Indies and North Australia. On her travels Mrs. Lahey met many well-known and interesting people, and some of her souvenirs are gifts from fellow travellers in far parts of the world. With her daughter she motored all over England, Scotland and Wales, and then flew from Glasgow to North Ireland. A highlight of her visit there was the Belique pottery factory, since Mrs. Lahey has always been keenly interested in pottery. An artist herself, she kept a sketch book of the trip, including places, people and incidents. Algiers especially took her fancy. Photographs include a snap of Mrs. Lahey buying a Donegal rug from a street seller. A memento of the trip which they did not bring back was a gas mask. They could not even buy one. A visit was paid to Colonel Gordon, Financial Secretary for Northern Ireland, who attended the sesqui-centenary celebrations in Sydney. The visitors were shown over the Houses of Parliament in Belfast, and also Colonel Gordon's home with its beautiful avenues of trees.
    Greetings to Country Women
    They had lunch with Sir John and Lady Goodwin at Devizes. Sir John, who is looking very well, was photographed in the garden with his two Labrador dogs, and Lady Goodwin sent greetings to country women friends in Queensland. At Reigate, in Surrey, they picnicked on the heath with Miss Daphne Mayo, the Brisbane sculptress, whom they saw a number of times while in England. Returning from England to the East, they travelled by the same ship as the Sultan of Pontianak, Borneo, Sclamnt Toeankoe. his wife, their heir apparent, and their suite. They had been on a visit to Queen Wilhelmina. The Sultana and Mrs. Lahey conversed in sign language, and at the end of the trip the Sultana presented her with a yellow bannerette embroidered by her
    self In gold thread, a sarong in heavy green silk, and a photograph. On the trip to England, fellow passengers included the
    Sultan of Johore and his suite.
    English Lack of Interest
    People in the British Isles grow up with their legends, and pay no attention to them, says Mrs. Lahey. She and her daughter often had trouble in finding the story attached to many monuments they saw along the way. English people lack interest in what is amongst them and display a terrible apathy for old things. Seeing barbed wire In the vicinity of Balmoral Castle, the Luheys went to investigate, because they found that kind of wire is unusual in England. They discovered it protected the Cairn o' Wheens, where Jacobite men, going to war, each placed a stone. After the wars each survivor removed the stone placed by him. The Culloden field monument was an other memorial to the clans. Still another memorial to border war fare the travellers found by the roadside near Derwent Water. The monument was erected on English ground to the Earls of Derwent Water, executed on Tower Mill for their loyalty to their lawful sovereign." England is commercialised from one end to the other, says Mrs. Lahey. One might expect the Arabs to put out their hands for pennies, but the same idea is too prevalent in England."

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  1. ROYAL QUEENSLAND ART SOCIETY.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 5 April 1927 p 16 Article
    Abstract: There was a large attendance at the opening day of the April exhibition of the Queensland Art Society, held in the gallery at L. A. Wilkinson's Centr ... 230 words
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    ROYAL QUEENSLAND ART SOCIETY. . There was a large attendance at the opening day of the April exhibition of the Queensland Art Society, held in the gallery at L. A. Wilkinson's Central pharmacy yesterday. The Lieutenant Governor (Mr. William Lennon) per- formed the opening ceremony. Those pre- sent throughout the afternoon included Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Lancaster, Mr. and Mrs. Bustard, Mr. and Mrs. J. Salvana, Mr. and Mrs.. E. T. Tristram, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Gough, Mesdames Firmin M'Kinnon, W. Buttner. K. A. Elliott, G. Neal. T. J. Byan, H. Stokes, T. Unmack, Charles M'Lay, Staines, Reynolds, Williams, R. S. Hurd, William Harris, K. Foreman, E. L. Ayscough, E. Bath, J. Hoare, Robert Hunter, E. Hope Morgan, E. P. Nosworthy, J. H. Moles, A. Barker, Bagster, E. Bulcock, A. A. Staines, Misses Mary Sydes, E. Barker, L. Barker, E. Dinning, Hobday, Nicholson, Marjorie Bulcock, F. Watson. S. Hind, Unmack, D. Staines, L. D. Gerton, Edith Lahey, Hurd, A. Jones. Enid Dickson, T. John- ston, Vera Stone, Kathleen Mole, Grace Poeppel, A. Jones, Edith M. Walker, S. Sibley, Sister Noe (Burrandowan), Dr. J. V. Duhig. Messrs. A. H. Field, Arthur Barker, J. S. Dillon, H. L Wells, W. Bertram, J. H. Granger, Walter Collings, L. Collings, F. W. Potts, H. W. Walker, G. G. Prentice, G. Brown, V. Brown, V. Sheldon, and S. Macdonald.

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  2. THE DIGGERS' LOAN. KEEP FAITH OR BREAK IT.
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Thursday 1 September 1921 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The organiser for the loan writes as follows:--Only five days remain during which the people of Australia may keep or break 657 words
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    ??? £24,800 SUBSCRIBED YESTERDAY. Exactly 100 applications wcro handed in at the head office of tho Commonwealth Bank yesterday. These totalled £21,800. While tills is the biggest day's business so far recorded in connection with the Dig gers' Loan, to say the least of it, tho figures are most unsatisfactory. It means that during the remaining days 01 tlio loan, applications will need to pour in if our objective is to ho attained. Four- figure applications aro ns follow : Issiah Edith Lahey and William L. Nicklin, £3,000 ; F

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  3. £100,000 Aim of Bomb Relief Fund "STATE RESPONSE MAGNIFICENT"
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Saturday 14 September 1940 p 6 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  4. We decided to go : notes of a journey / Edith M. Lahey
    Lahey, Edith
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  5. "AT HOME" AT ERICA BRIDE-ELECT HONOURED
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Friday 1 March 1935 p 19 Article
    Abstract: At her home, Erica, Cavendish Road, Coorparoo, Mrs. Isaiah Lahey again entertained guests, yesterday afternoon to view the trousseau and 174 words
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    'AT HOME' AT ERICA BRIDE-ELECT HONOURED At her home, Erica, Cavendish Road, Coorparoo, Mrs. Isaiah Lahey again entertained guests, yesterday after noon to view the trousseau and wedding presents to her daughter, Miss Thelma Lahey, whose marriage will take place next Monday, the bride groom-elect being Mr. Willis Chancellor. The hostess wore a frock of black georgette patterned in autumn tonings with a black bat, and the bride-to-be favoured blue georgette patterned in pink with a blue hat. Miss Berenice Lahey's choice was a green toilette.

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  6. "TRYING TO 'LEER UP' BEFORE FRIENDS" Excuse for Breaking Window
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Wednesday 12 June 1935 p 12 Article
    Abstract: "When the defendant was asked by the police why he broke the window he raid he was just trying to "leer up" in front of his friends, said 139 words
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    "TRYING TO 'LEER UP' BEFORE FRIENDS" Excuse for Breaking Window "When the defendant was asked by the police why he broke the window he raid he was just trying to "leer up" in front of his friends, said Senior- Sergeant A, Hall, in the Police Court to-day. when Mathew Arthur Taylor, 20 labourer, was charged with having wilfully and unlawfully broken a plate glass window, valued at £13 17s. 3d-, the property of Hugh Andrew Manahan, or Edith Marion Lahey, at Stanley Street, East Brisbane, on June 11.

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  7. Peace Loan Aeroplane.
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Monday 15 September 1919 p 3 Article
    Abstract: After Flight-commander Smith had completed his display over the city on Saturday morning (as reported in our second edition on Saturday), he flew 1097 words
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    ' £300 Group. — Edith Marion Lahey, G.

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  8. Family Notices
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Saturday 9 April 1904 p 4 Family Notices
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    LAHEY—EVERETT - On 5th April, 1904, at Isleworth, Cooparoo. by the Rev. Ash- burner. Isaiah Lahey, of Beaudesert, to Edith Marion Everett, eldest daughter of A. P. Everett, of Isleworth, Middlesex, England.

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  9. Family Notices
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Saturday 9 April 1904 p 4 Family Notices
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    LAHEY—EVERETT.— On 6th April, 1004; at Talowortft. Uoorparoo. by tho Rev. Ash- liumer, Isaiah Lahoy, ot Beaudesert, to Edith Marion Everett, oldest daughter of A. P. Everett, of Islcworth, Middlesex, England.

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  10. Family Notices
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 9 April 1904 p 4 Family Notices
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    LAHEY-EVERETT-On the 5th April at Isle- worth, Coorparoo, by the Rev. Ashburner, Isaiah Lahey, of Beaudesert, to Edith Marion Everett, eldest daughter of A. P. Everett, of Isleworth, Middlesex, England.

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  11. School of Arts COMMITTEE MEETING
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 7 May 1943 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Mr. H. Selwyn Smith presided at a meeting of the committee of Beaudesert School of Arts on Wednesday evening. The others present were Messrs. 336 words
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    The secretary reported having re ceived as a gift to the library a copy of "Laheys of Bellissima Park," by Edith M. Lahey, which was a history of the Lahey family. He had written a letter of thanks to the Lahey family.

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  12. Speaking for WOMEN
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Wednesday 30 November 1949 p 10 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: IF I could find a shop that was open 16 hours a day it would suit me nicely, Miss Mary Webster. 613 words
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    TO amuse her grandchildren, Mrs. Edith * M. Lahey. of Coorparoo, wrote a set of simple child verses with the koala and the 'possum as their principal characters. The children enjoyed them so much that Mrs. Lahey thought others might like them too, so she has had them printed in a neat booklet called the B.A.R. book— Bim, Ann, Roslyn. There is no commercial angle to this, since Mrs. Lahey is not selling the verses, but making them available for free distribution in hospitals and homes for children. They will be welcomed as additions to Father Christmas's gifts, and their simple language and handy format will ensure that they are enjoyed even by sick child ren who find that much reading is something of a strain.

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  13. Places Where Romance Still Lingers FIRMIN McKINNOlS'S BOOK REVIEWS
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Saturday 1 November 1941 p 8 Article
    Abstract: THE Caucasus, recently brought prominently into the news because of the oil wells for which Germany is waging a desperate 730 words
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    "WE Decided to Go," by Edith M. Lahey (printed by Smith and Paterson Pty., Ltd., Brisbane), is a diary record of a trip to England and back, containing some of Mrs. Lahey's impressions.

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  14. DISFIGURED FRENCH SOLDIERS" FUND.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 24 December 1927 p 18 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    1927 : DISFIGURED FRENCH SOLDIERS" FUND. The'Consular Agent of France at Brisbanj (Major H. R. Carter) acknowledges tin following additional donations to the Disfigured French Soldiers' Fund: Edith M. Lahey .. ;. £2 2'0 F.B.M., 10 0 'Total. £2 12 (

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  15. Beaudesert Town Council
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 12 April 1918 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The regular monthly meeting of the above Council was held at the Municipal Chambers on Friday last. Present : Ald. S. Mylett (Mayor), H. L. 1867 words
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    Property Transfers. From A. Winship, on behalf of Edith M. Lahey, notifying salo of sab. 1 of resub. 0, of sub. 5, of portion 2 (5 acres, 3 roods, 39 6-10th porches), to James Gannon. — Tbe necessary alterations woro ordered to bo mado in tho Rato Book, on the motion of Aid. Beet ham and Yoro.

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  16. Progress of the British Bombing Victims' Fund
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Saturday 14 September 1940 p 19 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    Edith M. Lahey 50 pounds

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  17. Australia / words and music by Edith M. Lahey
    Lahey, Edith M
    [ Printed music : 1900-1997 ]
    At National Library
  18. WAR FUNDS £5000 Sought By Salvation Army
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Saturday 18 November 1939 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The Salvation Army appeal for £5000 for patriotic purposes has been launched by Commissioner W. R. Dalziel who visited Brisbane yesterday. 489 words
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    Mrs. A. F. G. Sapsford, E. J. Hanson. M.L.A., and Edith M. Lahey, each £1/1/

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  19. Progress of the British Bombing Victims' Fund
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Saturday 14 September 1940 p 19 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  20. AIRMAN GIVES "WELCOME BACK" CHEQUE TO BRITAIN
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Thursday 6 December 1945 p 5 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  21. "Adopt American practice in trolley bus loading" TO THE EDITOR
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Tuesday 21 June 1949 p 2 Article
    Abstract: NOW that the Brisbane City Council is introducing trolley buses, could we get some sense into the loading 452 words
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    Oh Dear !!! "Health services LETTER received to-day from a girl who works in an office in England makes me think what a great mistake nationalisation can be. The following paragraph speaks for itself : 'Since the Health Service has been nationalised there has oeen confusion. I have an appoint ment two months ahead with the dentist; he can't take me before, although I have always gone twice a year to him; I have to wait my turn. I am suffering a lot of toothache, as a filling has come out, but because of nationalisation I have to go on with toothache until my appointment.' — Edith Lahey (Coorparoo)."

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  22. Canungra
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Thursday 18 April 1946 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Miss Marie O'Brien has returned home after spending a week in Brisbane. Mr. and Mrs. H. House were visitors to Toowoomba for the show. 604 words
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    Mrs. Drake (nee Alison Lahey) who spent the week-end as the guest of Mrs. E. Clerke, intends leav ing shortly to make her home in America. ..... Mrs, E. Lahey (Brisbane) has been spending a week's holiday with Mrs. E. Clerke.

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  23. MRS. ISAIAH LAHEY'S IMPRESSIONS OF OVERSEAS
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Tuesday 10 January 1939 p 17 Article
    Abstract: Souvenirs in the form of photographs taken by her daughter, Miss B. K. Lahey, and herself, will in future days bring back many happy recollections of ... 712 words
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    MRS. ISAIAH LAHEY'S IMPRESSIONS OF OVERSEAS Souvenirs in the form of photographs taken by her daughter, Miss B. K. Lahey, and herself, will in future days bring back many happy recollections of her trip abroad to Mrs. Isaiah Lahey. She has been on a visit to the British Isles and Norway, returning through the Dutch Indies and North Australia. On her travels Mrs. Lahey met many well-known and interesting people, and some of her souvenirs arc gifts from fellow travellers in far parts of the world. With her daughter she motored all over England, Scotland and Wales, and then flew from Glasgow to North Ireland. A highlight of Iter visit there was the Belique pottery factory, since Mrs. Lahey has always been keenly interested in pottery. An artist herself, she kept a sketch book of the trip, including places, people and incidents. Algiers especially look her fancy. Photographs include a snap of Mrs. Lahey buying a Donegal rug rrom a street seller. A momento of the trip which they did not bring back was a gas mask. They could not even buy one. A visit was paid to Colonel Gordon, Financial Secretary for Northern Ireland, who attended the sesqui-centenary celebra tions in Sydney. The visitors were shown over the Houses of Parliament in Belfast, and also Colonel Gordon's home with its beautiful avenues of trees. Greetings to Country Women They had lunch with Sir John and Lady Goodwin at Devizes. Sir John, who is looking very well, was photographed in the garden with his two Labrador dogs, and Lady Goodwin sent greetings to country women friends in Queensland. At Reigate, in Surrey, they picnicked on the heath with Miss Daphne Mayo, the Brisbane sculptress, whom they saw a number of times while in England, Returning from England to the East, they travelled by lhe same ship as the Sultan of Pontianak, Borneo, Sclamnt Toeankoe. his wife, their heir apparent, and their suite. They had been on a visit to Queen Wilhelmina. The Sultana and Mrs. Lahey conversed in sign language, and

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  24. THE SOCIAL ROUND EASTERN TOUR . . . HOLIDAYS OVER . . . TO ROCKHAMPTON .. . STATION VISITOR
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Thursday 15 April 1937 p 19 Article
    Abstract: MRS. ISAIAH LAHEY, who has been staying at St. Ives, South Yarra, Melbourne, will return to Brisbane shortly. Her daughter Bernie, who was 481 words
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    MRS. ISAIAH LAHEY, who has been staying at St. Ives, South Yarra, Melbourne, will return to Brisbane shortly. Her daughter Bernie, who was with her, is setting off on a trip to Japan.

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  25. THE SOCIAL ROUND EASTERN TOUR . . . HOLIDAYS OVER . . . TO ROCKHAMPTON . . . STATION VISITOR
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Thursday 15 April 1937 p 19 Article
    Abstract: MRS. ISAIAH LAHEY, who has been staying at St. Ives, South Yarra, Melbourne, will return to Brisbane shortly. Her daughter Bernie, who was 443 words
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    MRS. ISAIAH LAHEY, who has been staying at St. Ives, South Yarra, Melbourne, will return to Brisbane shortly. Her daughter Bernie, who was with her, is setting off on a trip to Japan.

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  26. C.W.A. METROPOLITAN.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 7 October 1932 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. J. p. Peterson presided at the monthly meeting of the Metropolitan C.W.A. held this week. Members who had visited the Chelsea pottery works, gav ... 491 words
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    Mrs. Isaiah Lahey presided at til monthly meeting, held on Tuesday, in toe Coorparoo School of Arts Hall, when man! original ideas were demonstrated, sad keen Interest taken In the thrift com- petition.

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  27. The Jottings of a Lady ABOUT TOWN
    Truth (Brisbane, Qld. : 1900 - 1954) Sunday 26 November 1933 p 29 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE Antiques allow opened on Monday in chaotic fashion, as the generous public arrived from morning until night armed with their loan 3082 words
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    THE Antiques show opened on Mon- day in chaotic fashion, as the generous public arrived from morning until night armed with their loan ex- hibits, ranging from ricketty chairs of great value to charms from the tomb of Ammon Ra. Brisbane seems the Mecca of the collector—nobody would dream that such treasures were housed here. MAJOR Wynyard Joss, Mr. S. R. Roberts, Mrs. P. J. Ross, Mrs. F. W. Robinson, and Mrs. Isaiah Lahey have some lovely exhibits. The Buhl cabinets and tables in the Roberts' collection are among the finest in the world. CLASSIFICATION was hopeless until about Wednesday, as the exhibits were being brought in until then. Actually the exhibition should remain open for another week to give the public time to have a look at it. * * * THE antiquity of sonic of the ex- hibits cannot be proven, as there is no certificate or mark on many of them, so the public has to take the 'wordilum' of the exhibitors that ex- hibits were 'B.C.' Also many others have seized the opportunity of offer- ing their treasures for sale.

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  28. THE WOMEN'S WORLD VIDA LAHEY'S PAINTINGS Archbishop Wand Opens Display
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Thursday 21 May 1936 p 21 Article
    Abstract: CARRYING a presentation sheaf of gerberas Miss Vida Lahey listened modestly to the encomiums of Archbishop Wend and Messrs. G.G.Prentice 202 words
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    VIDA LAHEY'S PAINTINGS Archbishop Wand Opens Display QARRYING a presentation sheaf of gerberas. Miss Vida Lahey listened modestly to the encomiums of Arch- bishop Wand and Messrs. G. G. Prentice and M. S. Herring, when the Arch- bishop officially opened her display of paintings in the Union Trustee Build- ings. Representatives of artistic, literary, and cultural circles were included in the large gathering. Mrs. Wand, in black and white, ac- companied her husband, and others present were Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Lan- caster, Mr. and Mrs. F. Gould, Mr. and Mrs. Everett, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Mayo, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Lahey, Mr. and Mrs Chesterfield, Mesdames Scott Macdonald, Inglis Smith, Max Lahey, Gavin Cameron, M. S. Herring, L. J. Harvey, J. S. M. Thomson, Isaiah Lahey, Burston, J. Barnard, W. C. Poulsen, F. de V. Gipps, A. E. Fowles, Colebrook, H. L'Estrange, Mervyn Bunting, Misses C. E. Harker, R. Micheli, M. A. Ogg, G. Clipsham, Madge Roe, Jeanette Sheldon, Stur- tridge, Underwood, Muriel Foote, Dora Flower, S. Poole, R. Reeves (Sydney), Dr. Graham Browne, Dr. F. W. White- house, Messrs. B. J. McKenna, W. G. Grant, Comrie-Smith, and John McDonnell (private secretary to the Governor).

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  29. DEATH OF ARCHIE LAHEY Laheys Were Pioneers In Timber
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 12 June 1953 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Herbert Archibald Lahey, who died at Beaudesert on May 29 at the age of 73 years, was 1077 words
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    DEATH OF ARCHIE LAHEY Laheys Were Pioneers In Timber Mr. Herbert Archibald Lahey, who died at Beaudesert on May 29 at the age of 73 years, was a member of a family who were the pioneers of the timber industry in this district and were at one time the largest timber people in the State. Mr. Lahey spent 65 yeas of his life in the town of Beaudesert, and took his full part in its development. Mr. Archie Lahey was born at "Tygum", Waterford, in 1880, and was the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaiah Lahey. The story of the Laheys goes back a long way, and Is prominent in the annals of Queensland " history. Mr. Isaiah Lahey came from Northern Ireland with his parents and brothers in 1863. They started a mill on the Logan, crushing arrow- root during the season, and cutting timber during the rest of the year. After the death of their father, the sons, trading as Lahey Bro- thers opened a sawmill at Canungra, and soon after- wards (in 1888) opened in Beaudesert. Mr. Isaiah Lahey came to Beaudesert as manager of this mill, bring- ing with him his family, young Archie then being 8 years of age. He built the home still known as "Crick- etdale", which for many years was a social centre where the mill hands played cricket. Archie received his early education at Beaudesert State School, and then went to a private school at Southport, known as South- port College. Whilst at this school he won many prizes at Brisbane Exhibition for geometrical drawing, wood- work and saddlery. In 1895 the firm became Lahey Bros, and Nicklin, and Archie joined the firm when he left school, working in the Bris- bane office for a time before coming to Beaudesert. Fol- lowing the death of his father, Archie became mana- ger of the Beaudesert mill in 1912. Mr. Isaiah Lahey had been one of the principal found- ers of Beaudesert Hospital, and Archie took a keen in- terest in the affairs of the institution. For a time he assisted the hon. secretary (who had no accountancy knowledge) and in 1901 be- c

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  30. Round the Tea Tables— — Many Hostesses Entertain | PRIVATE homes and favourite restaurants provided the settings for a number of bridge and tea parties that were given yesterday by...
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Friday 8 December 1933 p 20 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mrs. J. W. Jones, assisted by her daughter, Mrs. Cyril Marsh, was hostess at a pleasantly arranged bridge party held in Overells' Cafe 672 words
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    STANTHORPE VISITOR. Mrs. Trevor Lahey, of Stanthorpe, who is at present in Brisbane, was the guest of honour at an afternoon tea yesterday given by her mother- in-law, Mrs. Isaiah Lahey, at Rowe's. The hostess wore a frock of French grey flamisol with a Lido blue straw hat, and the guest of honour was In black, red, and green figured Maro- cain, with a hat of white Tuscan straw. The long table was decorated with pink radiance roses. The guests included Mesdames A, T. Everett, O. Chancellor, Hector Hender- son, John Lahey, Misses Vida Lahey, Daphne Mayo, D. Cribb, and Thelma B. Lahey.

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  31. COMPETITION PICTURES. Exhibition Opened.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 29 June 1933 p 19 Article
    Abstract: The Lieutenant Governor (Sir James Blair. Kt.) officially opened the exhibition of the Godfrey Rivers competition pictures at the Commercial Bank 281 words
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    . Mr. a. G. Parkinson, Mr. and Mrs. St. John Tyrwhltt, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Harvey, Mr. \V. Mazlin, Miss Isabel Mazlin, Mrs. Isaiah Lahey. Miss Thelma Lahey. Mrs. Harold Foote, Miss Muriel .Foote. M

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  32. Family Notices
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Tuesday 23 July 1935 p 12 Family Notices
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    Death of mother : EVERETT— The Funeral of Mrs. Anne Everett, deceased, relict of the late Alfred Poore Everett, will leave the Funeral Chapel 17 Peel Street, South Brisbane. this (Tuesday) afternoon at 4 o'clock, or the Bulimba Cemetery. Private in- terment.

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  33. Family Notices
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Saturday 2 November 1912 p 6 Family Notices
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    DEATH OF FATHER : EVERETT.—On the 28th October, at the Mater Misericordiae Private Hospital, Alfred Poore Everett, in his 69th years.

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  34. MR. DAVID LAHEY
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 28 August 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The death of Mr. David Lahey, pioneer timber merchant, which occurred at his home, "Wonga Wallen," Conungra, on Saturday, August 1st, has 309 words
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    MR. DAVID LAHEY The death of Mr. David Lahey, pion eer timber merchant, which occurred at his home, "Wonga Wallen," Conun- gra, on Saturday, August 1st, has re moved the last of a family of five bro thers, all of whom were actively asso ciated urit.h ..he hnslness for mnnv vears. The late Mr. Lahey was born at Crad- derstown, Westmeath, Ireland, 83 years ago. The family arrived in Queensland when .David was only a few years old. They first resided at Moorooka, where they engaged in general farming and cotton growing. Later they removed to Pimpama, where they grew some of the first arrowroot produced In Queens land. Eventually they entered the tim ber business, establishing mills at Beau desert and Canungra, with joinery works and timber yard at Vulture St., South Brisbane. In later years tney were joined by Mr. W. L. Nicklin. Four of the late Mr. D. Lahey's sons are members of Laheys Bros. Ltd., Corinda. The very largely attended funeral which took place at Oanungra on Sun day afternoon, August 2nd, was an evi dence of the high esteem In which the late Mr. Lahey was held. The service at the home was conducted by Rev. W. H. Harrison (brother-in-law) of Bris bane, and Rev. H. J. Potter (Beaudes ert) conducted the service at the grave side. Beautiful tributes were paid on the occasion to the honoured remem brance, business integrity and deeply reilHHJUd uniueiiGC ui unc ucvciwcu, Lahey passed away some years ago and the late Mr. Lahey is survived by four daughters — Miss Vida Lahey, the well known artist, Mesdames A. W. Clerke (Oanungra), G. Denholm (London), and Sister Jayne Lahey (Canungra); also six sons, Messrs. P. E., B. T., E. R., and J. R. A. (Corinda), R. W. Lahey, who is In the military forces, and Os wald Lahey (India).

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  35. TRIBUTE TO LATE DAVID LAHEY
    South Coast Bulletin (Southport, Qld. : 1929 - 1954) Friday 21 August 1942 p 6 Article
    Abstract: A tribute was paid to that grand old pioneer. the late Mr. David Lahey. by Cr. S. F. Walker last Tuesday at the Coomera Council 265 words
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    TRIBUTE TO LATE DAVID LAHEY A tribute was paid to that grand old pioneer, th^ Kte Mr. David Lahey, by Cr. S. F. Walker last Tuesday at the Coomera Council meeting when moving a letter of con dolence be sent Mrs . Lahey and family The late , Mr. Lahey, he said, was an ex-member of the Coomera and Tamborine Councils and a pio neer of the Canungra Gislrlcl. Ha remembered him as an arrowroot grower and miller at Pimpama where he started milling with a horse gear and later obtained a steam boiler. While at Pirnpama he visualised the future of the timber industry arm secured a large area of land at Can ungra where he established a mm and made the town _ He was a typi cal piorieer and was not afraid of work. He worked at the arrowroot right up to Saturday afternoon, ui those early days, and then walked across to Camingra calling in at Wanga Wallen to have a cup of tea with Mrs. Gannon. He put in the Sunday working ,at the mill books und then tramped back across coun try to Piniparua to start work again on Monday morning. Later on he obtained a pony to' make the trip and ha left this at Oxenford during tne week. Mr. L&hey was generous to a71 public movements and he had given him (Cr. Walker) a substantia? cheque towards the Upper Coomera Soldiers' Memorial. Cr. Thompson said the arrowroot property at Pim pama was now owned by the Don erty's. The motion was carried, the Councillors standing in silence.

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  36. CANUNGRA.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 1 December 1927 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Personal.—Mr. David Lahey has sold the boarding-house Bellissima to Mr. R. W. Conaghan, of Coolangatta. Mr. Lahey has just completed a nice bungalow 122 words
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    CANUNGRA. Personal.-Mr. David Lahey has sold the boarding-house Bellissima to Mr. B. W. Conaghan, of Coolangatta. Mr. Lahey has just completed a nice bungalow overlook- ing the town, and ho and/ his wife will reside there. ?

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  37. MITCHELL-LAHEY.
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 28 October 1910 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Tuesday afternoon at 1.30, a marriage of interest took place at St. Andrew's Church, Indooroopilly, when Canon Jones married Mr. H. 372 words
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    marriage of daughter : On Tuesday afternoon at 1.00; a marriage of interest took' place at St. Andrews churcli,. lndooroopllly, when Canon Jones married Mr- H. C. Mitchell, of Lismore, and Miss Maud Lahey daughter of Mr Isaiah Lahey of Beaudesert a niece of Mr and Mrs David Lahey of Greylands, Indooroopilly. The bride is an exceptionally popular girl, and although invitations were limited to relatives and very intimate friends,a large number gathered at the church to witness the ceremony. The Bride, who was given away by her father wore a most becoming gown of white palette, dainitly arranged with a net yoke and ornated with beautiful lace. Her exquisietly embroidered veil was lent for the occasion by her sister-in-law Mrs A. Lahey Her sisters the Misses Sylvia and Isa Lahey who were her bridesmaids wore dainty frocks of white mousselaine sole inlet with insertion and lace. The former wore a hat of vieux rose and the and the later wore of mole coloured more ornabented mole roses Their bouquets and gold brooches were the bridegroom's gifts, Mr Kenneth Mitchell acted as best man and Mr Percy Lahey as groomsman, After the ceremony a reception was held

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  38. THE LATE THOMAS GEORGE LAHEY
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 29 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The death occurred at Southport on April 26th last of Mr. Thomas George Lahey a member of a pioneering family very well known in the Logan and 635 words
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    THE LATE THOMAS GEORGE LAHEY The death occurred at Southport on April 26th last of Mr. Thomas George Lahey a member of a pioneering family very well known in the Logan and Albert districts and closely associated niiMi ivo jAutjiedQ iui uic in«v ogvtiiuj years. He was the son of Francis and Alicia Lahey and was born at Cradens- lown Westmeath. Ireland, m the year 1856. With his parents and the other members of the family he eame to Queensland by the sailing ship "Bellis- sima" in the year 1862. The family immediately settled near Brisbane and farmed for a few years near Seventeen Mile Rocks on the Brisbane River. Mr. Francis Lahey later acquired property at Pimpama where hs and his sons engaged in arrowroot growing and mil ling and their .success largely contri buted to the establishment of the in dustry in the Souih Coast district. The sons later acquired their first sawmill as rygum on tnc banks or tne Eogan near Waterford and one of the earliest contracts completed was the supply of hardwood used in the erection of the Maclean Bridge on the present New England Highway, and until quite re cently in constant u-:e by traffic on that road. Lahey Bros. (Messrs. John, Isaiah, James, Thomas and David)- soon became interested in the great hoop pine areas of the Canungra and Upper Coomera Valleys which were then al most inaccessible and held by the Crown and after prospecting the area decided to build a sawmill at Canungra and to acquire areas of pine in the district. A mill was also established at Beaudesert and one of the brothers, the late Isaiah Lahey conducted operations there. The mill is still carried on by the sons of Mr. I. Lahey. Tin; Canungra under taking was carried on for about forty years and expanded considerably. Operations there were controlled by Messrs. T. G. and David Lahey and the timber areas were opened up by means of an extensive logging tramway sys tem of standard gauge track and by roads. An electric cable haulage system was also installed on the

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  39. MR. J. W. LAHEY
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 23 April 1937 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The death occurred last Friday of Mr. John Wesley Lahey, of Clayfield, a well-known personality of Brisbane, and one of the pioneers of the timber 429 words
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    Daily Standard (Brisbane, Qld. : 1912 - 1936) Monday 22 October 1928 p 4 Advertising
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    OTICE la hereby given that 1 in . tend, on or after the Sixth day of November 1928. in conformity with the provisions of the 95th section of the Real Property Act of 156}," to dispense wlth.tha producUon of Dup 'l",° Nomination ot Trustees No. 610498, from Isaiah Lahoy to T^t.b Lahcy,. Edith Lahey,. wife of Isaiah t™'^ wmiara Lahey NicfcUn, as T£ll v,0v,cr subdivision 3 of sub >r?sub.alTls!i,ns 17 at>J and resubdlvision 2 of subdivisions A ? vSf np,subdivisions is and 19 both r 3!?," 2 of ca5,0r° subuiban r.i, J? o1 J?1'c,°"nl>' of Stanley, par Ju. n Brlabane, being the land In Certificates of TlUe Nos. vnti ~ «»«* Register Boole Volumo 1028, folios 1S9 and 1S8, re «r Hu> purpoac ot allowing ^ i° k £0

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