Byles, Marie Beuzeville, 1900-1979

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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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referencedIn Alder, Reg, 1917-2003. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Byles, Marie Beuzeville. [Diary of a voyage around the world in 1928] / [Marie Beuzeville Byles]. Libraries Australia
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Cheltenham 02 AU
County of Cheshire ENG GB
Women lawyers--Diaries
Women mountaineers--Diaries
Women travelers--Diaries
Voyages around the world
Women conservationists--Diaries


Birth 1900-04-08

Death 1979-11-21



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