The Lyons-Ryan Family of 'Ellendale', Marong, Victoria

The Ellendale Tray

Ellen Lyons and her daughter, Brigid, left Marong in 1912 and moved to Melbourne while Ellen's son, Thomas, apparently remained in the Bendigo district. On the occasion of the family leaving Marong, the residents of the district presented them with a silver plated tray.

The Ellendale property was apparently leased from about 1912 until finally sold in 1920-21.

Florence Walters with the Ellendale Tray

Ellen and Patrick Lyons’ granddaughter, Florence Walters (1908-2002), holding the tray

(photographed in June 1992 at Lawson, New South Wales).

Detail of inscription on the Ellendale Tray

Detail of inscription on the Ellendale Tray

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