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908754
  • Title
    The Kiss and Storey familes and photographs of Randwick, ca. 1890-1950 / various photographers
  • Call number
    PXA 1324
    SPG/113
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1890-1950
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    908754
  • Physical Description
    1 photographic print - image 15.2 x 20.2 cm, mount 24.7 x 30.4 cm - panel
    21 photographic prints - 15.5 x 20.5 cm or smaller - gelatin silver, albumen, panel, postcard
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sir David Storey lived at Sherbrooke, 20 Coogee Bay Road, built ca. 1902 and it was
    occupied by the Storeys until the death of Ruby in 1967. It was demolished in 1970.

    Miss Ruby Storey was a foundation member of the Red Cross Society and was awarded the Florence Nightingale medal in 1949

    Lady Storey (d. 1940), the daughter of a Scottish sea captain, married David Storey in 1883. She was President of Randwick Red Cross, and worked for Randwick Presbyterian church, various youth groups and schools

    George Kiss, Mayor of Randwick 1878 built his house Ventor in Avoca Street in 187-. He had a horse bazaar in Pitt/George Streets, Sydney.
  • Scope and Content
    PXA 1324
    1. Mr Taylor and son, Crawford and Taylor Real Estate, "The Spot", Perouse Road, after 1914
    2-3. Crawford and Taylor produce Shop, Avoca Street, after 1890
    4. George Kiss, Horse Bazaar, Sydney 1871 [not located, October 2011]
    5. Storey Street Public School, Maroubra / [Sam Wood ?]
    6. F. Veness, General Store, corner Allison and Avoca Streets, Randwick
    7. Botany cemetery, 1921
    8. Sir David Storey of Randwick, first member for Randwick, before 1924 [postcard]
    9. Miss Ruby Storey MBE (1884-1967), daughter of Sir David Storey, [in Red Cross uniform, 196-] / Leicagraph
    10. Lady Storey
    11. Sherbrooke, 20 Coogee Bay Road
    12. George and Lydia Kiss [with their three daughters Belle, Nellie and Evie] / photographer F.N. Fletcher, 9 Oriel Villas, Sparkhill [Birmingham]
    13. Mrs George Kiss (Lydia ?), Mayoress of Randwick, 1878 / Bullock Brothers, Royal Leamington
    14. Alderman George Kiss, Mayor of Randwick, 1878 / Bullock Brothers, Royal Leamington
    15. Randwick Public School cricket team, March 1911
    16. School boys, ca. 1910 / photographer H. Thornley, Petersham
    Located at SPG/113
    17. Randwick Red Cross stall, 1st Australia Day, 1915
    18. Coogee War Chest, 1914-1918 (front row, from right: Miss Calthorpe, Mrs Fanny Evans, Mrs Nickol, Mrs Maud Bates, Mrs Leet - President)
    19. [Opening of] Randwick Bowling Club, Cowper Street ?, 1900 / H.G. Broughton, 112 King Street, Sydney
    20. [Opening of] Randwick Bowling Club ?, 1900 / H.G. Broughton, 112 King Street, Sydney
    21. Group of boys [i.e. school, with teachers], outside a house
  • Source
    PXA 1324 presented by Mrs Moore, Randwick Historical Society, November 1970 SPG / 113 bequeathed by the Sir David Storey Estate, late Miss Ruby Storey, undated Pic.Acc.2095
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    SPG /113 transferred from SPG/School boys (BM), October 2010
    PXA 1324 transferred from Small Pictures File, October 2011
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Photographer's stamps

    Titled on the reverse

    "A. Storey" -- in ink on the reverse of SPG / 113
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Sir David Storey was a director of the Society for the Relief of Destitute Children from 1903 ... and he took a keen interest in its Randwick asylum, so this photograph is possibly of their school.

    Reference:
    Sir David Storey in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonline.htm (accessed October 6, 2010)
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