Dressed splendidly in a harlequin costume, is little miss Lois Gotch. Lois was born on July 2, 1914, to Edward Speechly Gotch and Irene Alice Bickerstaff. She married Hugh Blayney Hamilton on April 23, 1940. Lois passed away on November 27, 1996, aged 82. If you are related to Lois, this photo is for you (small cropped version below). It was taken when lois was aged 10, by Melbourne photographer Spencer Shier, on September 2, 1924. Please use the following link to the State Library of Victoria to download a full size scan. Click here (Tif, 4080 x 5436, 42.3m -or- Jpg, 751 x 1000, 84.1kb).
1914,24093,,Gotch,Lois,Edward Speechly,Bickerstaff Irene Alice,Melbourne East,Marriage:
1940,07742,,Gotch,Lois,Hamilton,Hugh Blayney,,Date of Service: 3 Dec 1996.
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery. Cremation. Ashes collected.