Byles, Marie Beuzeville, 1900-1979

Birth 1900-04-08
Death 1979-11-21
Birth 1900
Death 1979

Biographical notes:

Marie Beuzeville Byles (b. Apr. 8 1900, Ashton upon Mersey, England– Nov. 211 1979, Cheltenham, Australia) became the first woman to be admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales. She set up her own law practice in 1929, the first woman to do so in New South Wales. She was a conservationist, explorer, and mountaineer.

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