Erle Cox

Erle Cox was born in Emerald Hill (South Melbourne, Vic.), on 15 August 1873. He worked in the wine-growing industry in Rutherglen (Vic.), then moved to Tasmania and became a Launceston-based travelling tobacco sales representative. He married Mary Ellen Kilborn on 24 December 1901. The couple went on to have three children: Harold, Molly and […]

Professor Ernest Scott

Ernest Scott was born in Northampton, England, on 21 June 1867, and migrated to Australia in 1892. He worked as a journalist for the Globe (London, UK) and then for The Herald (Melbourne, Vic.). Scott then became a Hansard writer for the Victorian parliament, and then the Commonwealth parliament. As an avid history buff, Scott […]

Southern Cross (author)

Under construction. See: Southern Cross, A Child’s Smile, Sydney: F. H. Johnston Publishing Company, [1944]

Agnes Neale

Agnes Neale, who wrote under the pen name of Caroline Agnes Leane, was an author and poet who lived in South Australia. Neale was born on 5 January 1849 in Cornwall, England, and came to Australia with her family when she was three years old. She died on 22 September 1892 in Adelaide, South Australia. […]

Louis Esson

Under construction. Books by Louis Esson: 1910: Bells and Bees: Verses, Melbourne: Thomas C. Lothian, 1910 1912: Red Gums and Other Verses, Melbourne: Fraser & Jenkinson, 1912 Short stories by Louis Esson: The Pearl of Torres [18 July 1918]