Maisie, Nell & Jean Strain 1919

Maisie, Nell & Jean Strain 1919

​This photo from 100 years ago is of the three daughters of William James Strain Jnr. (known as Jim) & Janet Elizabeth McKenzie.  

Maisie on the left was born May Strain on 7th May 1911.  She married Stanley John Benjamin Harris on 2ndAugust 1935.  Maisie died on 10th May 2000, aged 89.

Nell in the middle was born Ellen Bessie Strain on 7thOctober 1908.  She married Collins Dufton Illingworth on 20th December 1947.  He was a dentist in Dayboro for a time in the 1930s.  Nell died on 23rd September 1983, aged 74.

Jean on the right was born Evelyn Jean Strain on 24thMay 1913.  She married Francis Gibb Hulcombe on 16thApril 1938.  Jean died on 10th July 1991, aged 78.

​The girls all attended Terrors Creek (later Dayboro) State School.