Author Entry

Author: Toy, Barbara
Date of Birth: 1908
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Place of Birth: Sydney
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Sex: female
Marital Status: unnamed spouse
Ethnicity: Scottish
Residence: expatriate: 1935+
Education: secondary: Neutral Bay Sch
Occupation: traveller; travel writer; actor; playwright; theatrical director; librarian
Work Details: Roycroft Library Syd to 1935, actress & playwright Lond 1935, stage director Richmond Theatre 1939-41, Welwyn Film Studios, mngr & Bd of Directors Worthing Repertory Theatre, Land-Rover Assoc Award, 11 land-rover expeds incl Mauretania & Moscow-Japan
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Interests: travel, photography
Notes: daughter of journalist Bert Toy; known as `Ginger'; visited Sydney Oct 1990
Research Sources: Bibl of Aust Womens Lit; Bk Jkts; Aust 6 Oct 1990; Aust Womens Wkly 15 May 1957; Bulletin 24 Jul 1957 p.2, 14 Jan 1959 p.59; Robinson, J: Wayward Women(1990)
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