Ethel Charlotte Pedley

Ethel Charlotte Pedley

Acton, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England
Death 6 Aug 1898 (aged 39)
Darlinghurst, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Burial Bronte, Waverley Council, New South Wales, Australia
Plot Anglican Section
Memorial ID 140972006 · View Source
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Author, Musician. Best known for her 1899 children's book "Dot and the Kangaroo". The book was later adapted into a feature film in 1977. A lifelong activist for the conservation of Australian flora and fauna, she wrote the book as a critique of what she saw as negative human interaction with nature. She died from cancer at the age of 39.

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Thy will be done.
In loving memory of
Born 19th June 1859
Died 6th Aug 1898.
Blessed are they that mourn.
for they shall be comforted."




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