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Lady Bonython grew from ‘Baby Mayoress’ into a community worker and supporter of numerous charities, especially those benefiting women and children
Historical Person | By Joyce Gibberd | Southeast corner | 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Dennis was a poet, journalist and satirist, renowned for The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, the bestselling book of Australian poetry.
Historical Person | By Valmai Hankel | North Terrace, Southeast corner | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century
Motor car manufacturer and industrialist Sir Edward Holden gave his name to a car, albeit posthumously.
Historical Person | By June Donovan | North Terrace, Southeast corner | early twentieth century, mid twentieth century
William Muirden founded the Muirden College for Business Training, and was known for the balanced symmetry and harmony of his nature.
Historical Person | By Jim Loudon | Southeast corner | 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
A racing car designer and driver, Eldred Norman was interested in all things mechanical.
Historical Person | By Jon G Chittleborough | Southeast corner | 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
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