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Violet Ellen May Ashby circa 1914 Ellen May, Titanic Ship, Ancestry, Sequin Skirt, Sequins, Fashion, Moda, Fashion Styles, Fashion Illustrations

Violet Ellen May Ashby circa 1914

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Violet Ellen May Ashby circa 1914 Ellen May, Titanic Ship, Ancestry, Sequin Skirt, Sequins, Fashion, Moda, Fashion Styles, Fashion Illustrations

Violet Ellen May Ashby circa 1914

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Tour Car at the Jenolan Caves, Blue Mountains, Australia - 1918 Jenolan Caves, Titanic Ship, Back Seat, Blue Mountain, South Wales, Ancestry, Fossils, Sydney, Old Things

Tour Car at the Jenolan Caves, Blue Mountains, Australia - 1918

May Ashby (closest to camera in the back seat with her mother Janet next to her. Jenolan Caves are caves in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia; 175 kilometres west of Sydney. They are the most celebrated of several similar groups in the limestone of the country being the oldest discovered open caves in the world. They include numerous Silurian marine fossils of great interest and the calcite formations, sometimes pure white, are of extraordinary beauty. The cave network is…

Violet Ellen May Ashby born 1896 in Childers, Queensland, Australia - youngest of 11 children of William and Janet Ashby, the owners of the Federal Hotel in Childers. Life Is Like, What Is Life About, Ellen May, 29 March, We Fall In Love, Ancestry, Vintage Photos, Old Things, Queensland Australia

Violet Ellen May Ashby on 29th March 1924

Violet Ellen May Ashby born 1896 in Childers, Queensland, Australia - youngest of 11 children of William and Janet Ashby, the owners of the Federal Hotel in Childers.

Violet Ellen May Ashby born 1896 in Childers, Queensland, Australia - youngest of 11 children of William and Janet Ashby, the owners of the Federal Hotel in Childers. Ellen May, Queensland Australia, Ancestry, Statue, Portrait, Children, Federal, Young Children, Men Portrait

1924 Portrait

Violet Ellen May Ashby born 1896 in Childers, Queensland, Australia - youngest of 11 children of William and Janet Ashby, the owners of the Federal Hotel in Childers.

Violet Ellen May Ashby - Childers, Qld. Life Is Like, What Is Life About, Ellen May, We Fall In Love, Ancestry, Vintage Photos, Disney Characters, Fictional Characters, Old Things

Violet Ellen May Ashby - Childers, Qld. 1897

She was the youngest of 11 children with only 1 sister and 9 brothers.

1906 - May Ashby aged 10 in fancy dress costume Ancestry, Fancy Dress, Age, Costumes, Skirts, Pictures, Dresses, Fashion, Whimsical Dress

1906 - May Ashby aged 10 in fancy dress costume

The theme was obviously 'Fashion' as it says on her hat and there are pictures of ladies in fashions of the day on her skirt.

May Ashby in Japanese costume 1904 Japanese Costume, Ancestry, May, Brisbane, Costumes, Painting, Dress Up Clothes, Fancy Dress, Painting Art

May Ashby in Japanese costume 1904

It could have been in the town of Childers or Brisbane.

All dressed up in Japanese kimonos. Unfortunately I don't know anything else about the occasion. I think it would have been in the town of Childers. Japanese Costume, Japanese Kimono, Ancestry, Dress Up, Costumes, Group, Children, Painting, Kimonos

Group of children in Japanese costume - 1904

All dressed up in Japanese kimonos. Unfortunately I don't know anything else about the occasion. I think it would have been in the town of Childers.

1918 - Entrance to the Grand Arch at the Jenolan Caves Jenolan Caves, Blue Mountain, South Wales, Pure White, Ancestry, Fossils, Sydney, Entrance, Arch

1918 - Entrance to the Grand Arch at the Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves are caves in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia; 175 kilometres west of Sydney. They are the most celebrated of several similar groups in the limestone of the country being the oldest discovered open caves in the world. They include numerous Silurian marine fossils of great interest and the calcite formations, sometimes pure white, are of extraordinary beauty. The cave network is enormous - over 40 km of multi-level passages - still undergoing active exploration…

May Ashby with her mother Janet Campbell Ashby (nee Black) circa 1914 Ancestry, Hipster, Black, Style, Fashion, Swag, Moda, Black People, Stylus

May Ashby with her mother Janet Campbell Ashby (nee Black) circa 1914

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12 Wesley Street, Lutwyche, Brisbane - circa 1930s

"Glenbrae" 12 Wesley Street, Lutwyche was the home of William and Janet Ashby when they moved to Brisbane from Childers where they owned and managed the Federal Hotel. After they died, their daughter Henrietta (Cis) lived there with two of her unmarried brothers Percy and Joseph Ashby. During the second world war a bomb shelter was dug in the backyard.

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William John Ashby circa 1890s

William John Ashby was born in Frome, Somerset, England in 1845. He emigrated to Australia in the 1860s and married Janet Campbell Black in Brisbane in 1872. He owned the Childers Hotel in the town of Horton and then moved it by bullock team to the town of Childers circa 1888. He sold it and then built the Federal Hotel in 1907 in Childers, a country town in Queensland. He died in Brisbane in 1920.