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Discussion id : 86-107
most recent 20 JUN 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 20 JUN 15 by Patricia Routley
Information from Eric Timewell in his June 21, 2015 comment under 'Lubra':
... Once we can extract 'Lady Woodward' from John [Nieuwesteeg] (John to Stan to Morwell) they will have the lot.
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Discussion id : 70-360
most recent 10 MAR 13 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 10 MAR 13 by Eric Timewell
Lady Woodward was born Amy Freame Weller in Ballarat, and known as Bud or Buddy. Eric Woodward spent his long and distinguished military career alternating between the British and the Australian Army. He was appointed governor of NSW in 1957 and retired in 1965. They moved to Wahroonga on the North Shore; after his death in 1967 Lady Woodward took a harbour-view flat in Kirribilli.
The governor was traditionally patron of the NSW Rose Society and his wife traditionally dedicatee of one of its members' roses, in this case Riethmuller's only surviving hybrid tea.

See Darryl Bennet, 'Woodward, Sir Eric Winslow (1899–1967)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/woodward-sir-eric-winslow-12069/text21651, accessed 10 March 2013.
See also Edward Woodward (their son), One Brief Interval, 2005, MUP, pp. 2–6.
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