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Women Australia is an initiative of the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University.

It consists of entries on women published in the NCB's websites, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia and Labour Australia as well as biographical register entries.

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Lilias Charlotte Maxwell (1887–1972)

Lilias Charlotte Maxwell

Great grandfather David Murray. Left Scotland in sailing ship "Portland” on April 1, 1824, arrived at Hobart Town (Van Dieman’s Land) September 10, 1824. He joined there his brother Hugh (whose eldest son, Hugh, was one of the first settlers in Colac, Victoria). Born, Toorak. Daughter of J. F. Jackson, Esq., of Belfast, Ireland. Wife of Ivan Maxwell, M. D., B. S., M. Sc., B. Agr. Sc., Physician to out-patients Melbourne Hospital, and lecturer in Physiology and Clinical Bio-chemistry, Melbourne...

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