1. List: LUDBROOK, Nelly Hooper (née Woods) (1907-1995)
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    MBE In 1981. PhD.

    Pottery too!!! Marked FCT / N. LUDBROOK / 1938 / Matt Blue.

    Nelly was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Woods, of Mount Torrens. She married Wallis Verco LUDBROOK the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Ludbrook, of George street, Norwood.

    ”Nelly Ludbrook, née Woods, was the first South Australian born palaeontologist to demonstrate the importance of palaeontology to the mining industry and founded what is now known as the Biostratigraphy Section of Mines and Energy, South Australia. Interested in geology and palaeontology from her undergraduate years at the University of Adelaide, where she completed Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees, she was able to pursue her interest in Cainozoic molluscs when she married Wallis Verco Ludbrook in 1935 and moved to Canberra. She had written a paper on the subject while working as a high school teacher at Mount Barker for which she was awarded the Tate Medal from the University of Adelaide. Her subsequent career included appointment as assistant geologist with the Commonwealth Government from 1942-1949, a period in London from 1950 at the Imperial College where she gained a PhD in geology and the DIC in palaeontology for a study of Pliocene molluscs from strata underlying the Adelaide Plains. On the death of her husband she returned to South Australia in 1952 where she was employed as technical information officer for the Mines Department, and in 1957 was appointed palaeontologist, a position she held until her retirement in 1967 as senior palaeontologist. She published more than 70 scientific papers and monographs, and at least 17 fossil species and one genus of fossil mollusc have been named in her honour. She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1981 'for service to science'.” ( Australian Women’s Register )

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  1. Family Notices
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Saturday 24 November 1928 p 8 Family Notices
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    WOODS— LUDBROOK.— The engagement is announced of Nelly Hooper,- eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Woods, of Mount Torrens, to Wallis Verco, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Ludbrook, of George street, Norwood

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  2. UNIVERSITY GRADUATES Prizemen for Year LIST OF SCHOLARS
    The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) Saturday 10 December 1927 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Following is the list of graduates, scholars, and prizemen of Adelaide University for 1927:— Bachelor of Laws 766 words
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    James Gartrell ' Prize (elementary compara tive philology)— Nelly Hooper Woods and Jua nita Horwood Fordham (equal).

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  3. Ludbrook, N. H. (Nelly Hooper) (1907-1995)
    Geologist; Palaeontologist
  4. Collected papers. Nelly Hooper Ludbrook
    Ludbrook, Nelly Hooper
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  5. States list Victoria Knights Bachelor
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 13 June 1981 p 12 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    (MBE) Dr Nelly Hooper Ludbrook, for services to science. Alexander Douglas McClure, for services to local government.

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  6. Classified Advertising
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Tuesday 18 December 1951 p 5 Advertising
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    IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY.-Probate Jurisdic- tion-In the Will of WALLIS VERCO LUDBROOK late of Reid in the Australian Capital/ Terri- tory, Plant Pathologist deceased. Application will be made after fourteen days from the publica- tion hereof that Probate of the last Will and Testament of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to PERPETUAL TRUS- TEE COMPANY (LIMITED) the Executor named in the said Will Nelly Hooper Ludbrook the Executrix named in the said Will having renounced Probate and all - notices may be served at the un- dermentioned address. All credi- tors in the Estate of the said de- ceased are hereby required to send in particulars of their claims to the undersigned within the said period. H. C. Deane, Proc- tor for'the Executor, City, A.C.T

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  7. Classified Advertising
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 3 October 1953 p 6 Advertising
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    AUCTION SALES PRELIMINARY NOTICE AUCTION SALE OF furniture furnishings, etc , of Dr N H Ludbrook, 15 Elimatta Street, Reid, on SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER, at 10 a m Full particulars in later Issue Woodgren & Calthorpe Limited, Canberra City

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  8. Y.W.C.A. WAR WORK Handcraft Exhibition
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Monday 5 August 1940 p 4 Article
    Abstract: On Saturday afternoon an exhibition of handcraft, organised by Mrs. C. Clark, was held at the Y.W.C.A., the proceeds being to supplement the 501 words
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    ???? Demonstrations on the sock knit- ting machine were given by Miss M. Horan and the spinning wheels by Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Ludbrook. Dur- ing the afternoon exhibitions of danc- ing were given by Mr. and Mrs. J. O'Halloran, while musical items were contributed by Mr. Kirkland????Mrs. Woolnough); Hedebo Danish embroidery (Mrs. Ludbrook); hand-woven skirt length (Mrs. Angel); The Lord's Prayer, in fretwork (Mrs. Chafe); christen

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  9. MRS.LUDBROOK SUGGESTED FOR ZURICH TALKS
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 2 December 1949 p 1 Article
    Abstract: A member of the Canberra Association of Women's Graduates, Mrs. W. B. Ludbrbok, may be appointed an Australian delegate to 96 words
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    MRS.LUDBROOK SUGGESTED FOR ZURICH TALKS ^A; member of«the-Canberra As sociatlosfr eft-Women's Graduates, Mrs. Wk" B: Ludbrbok, may be ap pointedaat Australian delegate to the conference-of tne .Interna- tional Federatlp^^^ University Women ;in- Zurich - in .August

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  10. WHAT PEOPLE — ARE DOING Welcome Home To P.O.W.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 5 December 1945 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Returned prisoners of war and their immediate relatives have been invited to the Lady Gowrie Services Club on Tuesday next, where they will be 1646 words
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    Canberra Women Graduates The first annual meeting of the Canberra Women Graduates' Associa- tion was held at the Church of Eng- land Girls' Grammar School on No- vember 27, and the following office- bearers were elected: President, Miss K. Gordon; vice-presidents, Mrs. V. Greenhaigh and Miss U. Mitchell; treasurer, Miss F. Dunnicliff; acting secretary Miss L. J. Cohen; hospital- ity secretary, Mrs. W. Ludbrook; com- mittee, Mrs. Tillyard (Cantab.), Misses Scobie, Osmond and Bouquet (Syd.), Miss Crespin (Melb ), Miss Campbell- Smith (Tas.), Mrs Chettle (Adelaide). At the conclusion of business Miss Paranjpye gave an interesting address on the position of women in India.

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