Family: Herbert O'Reilly FOX, of Lotus Creek Station,Queensland,Australia / Edith BROOKES (F9516)

m. 11 Nov 1905

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  • Father | Male
    Herbert O'Reilly FOX, of Lotus Creek Station,Queensland,Australia

    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Married  11 Nov 1905  Yatton Station, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Mother | Female
    Edith BROOKES

    Born  27 Feb 1862  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Mar 1926   
    Father  Benjamin BROOKES, ,Esq.,of Moggill,Queensland,Australia | F6249 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret STEWART | F6249 Group Sheet 

  • Notes  Married:
    • The Brisbane Courier Sat 2 Sep 1905

      SOCIAL.The engagement is announced of Miss Edith Brookes (second daughter of the late Mr Benjamin Brookes) to Mr Herbert Fox, of Lotus Creek station. The bride-elect is a sister of Mrs Harry Baynes.

      Ref:The Brisbane Courier , Mon 20 Nov 1905

      WEDDING. Fox-Brookes. A wedding which will be of interest to many people in Brisbane took place at Yatton station on 11th instant The bride groom was Mr Herbert O'Reilly Fox of Lotus Creek station, a son of Mr George Fox MLA and the bride who is well known in this city was Miss Edith Brookes second daughter of the late (Mr Benjamin Brookes and a sister of Mrs Harry Barnes and of Mrs J C Hutton of Yatton station. The ceremony which took place in the drawing room was per formed by the Rev J Brocklehurst of St Barnabas Church North Rockhampton. The bride who was given away by her brother Mr Arthur Brookes (of Mackay) wore a pretty and becoming gown of cream canvas voile and a spray of orange blossom in her hair. The brides maids were her twin nieces, Misses Jean and Edith Hutton who wore "granny" frocks of soft white silk. After the ceremony the guests wore entertained by Mr and Mrs Hutton at a wedding breakfast and later in the day Mr and Mrs Fox drove to their home at Lotus Greek. Owing to illness in the bridegrooms family the wedding was a very quiet one only a few guests being present amongst whom were Mrs C M Bromley (Rockhampton) Mr. And Mrs A C J Beard more (of Tooloombah) Mr. and Mrs. McLellan (of Clive) and Miss Coundon (Melbourne) On leaving for home the bride wore a pretty travelling dress of blue muslin trummel with blue silk and hat to match. Both the bride's costumes were made by Mrs Janet Walker.

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