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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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Beatrice Mary Duckett (1865–1938)

Beatrice Mary Duckett

Born, Baringhup, Victoria. Daughter of Robert Joseph Lawrence, Esq., of Belfast, Ireland. Wife of the late Edward Duckett, Esq., Hardware Merchant, of Hawthorn, Melbourne; son of Edward Duckett, Esq., of Yorkshire, England. Family, two sons: Eric Lawrence and Roy Edward. Both educated at Wesley College, Melbourne. ACTIVITIES. Patroness of Hawthorn Red Cross Welfare Association; President of Hawthorn and Camberwell Branch of the Ministering Children’s League; President for the past 14 years...

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