Byles, Marie Beuzeville, 1900-1979

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Marie Beuzeville Byles 8 April 1900, Ashton upon Mersey, England – 21 November 1979, Cheltenham, Australia; family moved to Australia in 1911; attended University of Sydney, BA 1921, Bachelor of Laws, 1924; became the first woman to be admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales; fter clerking for four years, in 1929 Marie set up a legal practice, the first woman to do so in New South Wales; successfully campaigned in the press for Bouddi to Maitland Bay to be placed under public ownership, Bouddi Natural Park in 1935; explorer and mountaineer; built her own house named it 'Ahimsa', bequeathed her property to The National Trust of Australia



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Name Entry: Byles, Marie Beuzeville, 1900-1979

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