Sister Emily Pauline Cherry

BCO-DN-09-105-03 Emily Cherry trained as a nurse at the Ballarat Hospital. She was a member of the Australian Army Nursing Service. Her married name was Emily Ireland. She died on 02 July 1962, aged 72, and was buried in the Ballarat Old Cemetery....

Sister Sarah Bell

BCO-JAB-1-105-53 Sarah Bell was born at Scarsdale, Victoria, and trained as a nurse at the Ballarat District hospital for three years. During World War One she enlisted at the age of 33 into the 1st Australian General Hospital. Her next of kin was her mother Mary Bell...

Mary Morrison

Mary Morrison was living in Ballarat at the time she signed the Women’s Petition. She was born in 1863 in a small gold-mining settlement not far from Ballarat and close by father worked at the diggings at Dolly’s Creek. Due to ill health as a miner, he was...

Mary Sutton

BCO-HX-04-1-105-11-04   Mary Sutton married Richard Henry Sutton who founded a music firm in a tent on the Ballarat goldfield in 1854. After a short stint as a miner he had found that playing a homemade concertina in his tent at night attracted crowds and he...