Betty Lanham: Birth: 25 FEB 1924 in 21 Wellington St, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Death: 23 MAY 2015 in Merrimac Park, Merrimac, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
William Stephen Lanham: Birth: 18 FEB 1934 in Queen Victoria Hospital, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Death: 06 AUG 2004 in Campbelll Town, Tasmania, Australia
Title: Carr Villa Memorial Park Trust, Burial & Cremation Records 1905 - 2001, Name given as Isabella LANHAM, age as (77), B7/234 - [2/2]
Note: buried 6 Oct 1978 at Carr Villa Monumental Park, Launceston, N Tasmania AUS, religion Anglican Adamsfield Thursday 2 June 1927 The diggers of this field, following the custom on all mining Holds, have presented Mrs. T. S.' Lanham (wife of the secretary of-the-pool) with a wad of osmiridium on behalf of her child, Miss Osma Lanham, who has the distinction of being the first child born at Adamsfield. . The metal was presented by Mr. O'Reilly, who paid a great tribute to the womenfolk ot Adamsfield, who, he said, were' willing to endure the hardship of the place to help their husbands in preference to 'the easy city life and more settled country'. LANHAM -CRAWFORD A quiet but pretty wedding was celebrated at (Holy Trinity Church by Canon de Coetlogon on Tuesday evening, the contracting parties being Mr. Thomas Lanham and Isabel, youngest daughter of Mr. J. Crawford, of Bangor. The bride wore a tailored costume of navy cloth, with white panne velvet hat trimmed with a posy of pink flowers, and carried a houquet of prim roses and maiden-hair fern. She was attended by two bridesmaids, Miss S. Newton, and her sister, Miss I, Crawford, who wore navy coat frocks, with hats of maize satin, and carried posies of white camnclliad. After the ceremony the wedding party motored to the residence of the bride's brother, Mr. J. Crawford, Invermay-road, where the guests were entertained at a wedding tea, catered for by Mr. C. Crosby, the table looking charming with decorations of spring flowers and ferns in silver vases. The presents received ,were numerous and costly. Later in the evening the bride and bridcgroom left by motor for a country tour. Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Saturday 14 September 1918 Edition: DAILY p 8 Article DISTRICT NEWS ADAMSFIELD. A farewell sociall evening was tendered to Mr. and Mrs; T. S. Lanham at Adamsfield on Saturady evening. There was a large attendance. Dancing was Indulged In to music supplied by the Adamsfield orchestra,' and vocal Items were contributed by Messrs. W. Hall, J. Byrne, C. Penrose, S. Gurney, F. Roach, W. Wilkes, T. J. Lanham, and G S. Prescott. Supper was provided by the women. Mr. H. E. Smith (secretary of the Adamsfield Vigilance Committee), in bidding farewell to Mr. and Mrs. Lanham, stated that they were old Identities of Adamsfield, and had been prominent in many ways. Mr. Lanham had arrived on the discovery of the field in 1925, and Mrs. Lanham followed in the early part of 1926. In responding. Mr. Lanham said that the reason they were leaving was, If possible, to better their position in life. The company then sang "Auld Lang Syne." Mr. and Mrs. Lanham left Adamsfield on Sunday for Lefroy. The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Wednesday 10 May 1933 p 2 Article
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