Manktelow

Mary Winifred Manktelow (aka Mary Alwynne, also the name of a famous racehorse of the day, a nice filly perhaps?) was a professional pianist at the “Tivoli Theatre” in Melbourne, Victoria, (in the 1920’s) and my husbands grandmother. She had a daughter Theresa Mary Manktelow, (1928-1986), while visiting Melbourne from the U.K. but left her new born daughter in Australia for adoption. The adoptive parents were Sydney Maxwell and Josie Broadhurst (nee Quinn). They changed her name to, Marie Theresa Broadhurst on 27th July 1931, on adoption, and later added a third name, Cecelia, perhaps at a confirmation or christening.

Mankeltow, Marie

Below, Marie Theresa Cecelia Broadhurst on her wedding day, with her adoptive parents, Syd and Josie Broadhurst.

Broadhurst, Marie Josie and Sidney

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