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Winifred Henrietta Elizabeth Tryon (?–1940)

The passing of Miss Winifred Tryon on Monday after a long Illness has removed one whose loss will be keenly felt bv all who were privileged to know her. Miss Tryon, who was the daughter of Mr. Henry Tryon and the late Mrs. Tryon, was very well known in Brisbane where she has resided all her life.

Miss Tryon was one of the foundation members of the Brisbane Women's Needlework Guild, and had been a constant contributor since its inception 36 years ago She was also an ardent church worker, and for many years took an active part in church matters. She found her chief joy in the simple pleasures of life, and much delighted in the growing of flowers.

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'Tryon, Winifred Henrietta Elizabeth (?–1940)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 July 2024.

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17 June, 1940
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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