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Wilhelmina Frances Rawson Wilhelmina Frances Rawson i(A117282 works by) (a.k.a. Mina Rawson)
Also writes as: Mrs. Lance Rawson ; Mrs Lance
Born: Established: 10 Oct 1851 Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 19 Jul 1933 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
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1 An Episode in Two Lives Mrs Lance , single work short story
1 More Ne'er-Do-Weels Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1922 single work column
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 1 April 1922; (p. 5)
Mrs Rawson draws a comparison between the rapidity with which tent cities spring up on the goldfields, and the travelling fairs in England. She discusses the inhabitants and activities of the goldfields' towns.
1 More Ne'er-Do-Weels Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1922 single work column
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 25 February 1922; (p. 5-7)
Explores the often sad fate of idealistic young Englishmen in Australia
1 More Ne'er-Do-Weels Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1921 single work column
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 31 December 1921; (p. 5)
The activities of the son of local squatters have landed him in court to face charges of theft and forgery. However, more heinous is his suspected murder of his cousin.
1 More Ne'er-Do-Weels Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1921 single work column
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 24 December 1921; (p. 5-6)
Mrs Rawson recollects that when she visited England prior to World War I there was an astonishing level of ignorance among the English about Australia.
1 More Ne'er-Do-Weels Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1921 single work column
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 17 December 1921; (p. 4)
Mrs Rawson recalls the sadness she felt at having to break the news to a young fellow that he had only days left to live, and the despair of the ensuing days.
1 More Ne'er-Do-Weels Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1921 single work column
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 3 December 1921; (p. 5-6)
Mrs. Rawson proclaims her loathing of cockroaches and men who stutter and proceeds to give an example of why.
1 More Ne'er-Do-Weels Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1921 single work column
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 10 December 1921; (p. 5)
Mrs Rawson recounts her memories of life on a sugar-cane farm and the events and people she encountered.
1 Our Four-Footed Heroes II Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1919 single work children's fiction children's
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 5 July 1919; (p. 46)
1 Our Four-Footed Heroes Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1919 single work children's fiction children's
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 5 April 1919; (p. 46)
Celebrates dogs in general and specific dogs that the author has known.
1 The English Governess Mrs Lance , 1895 single work short story Station romance. Handsome Englishman Charles Stanley, owner of a Queensland station and heir to an English title, proposes to pretty honest Annie some months after returning from England where his rich and beautiful fiancee ahd refused to marry him because she did not want to live in Australia. Annie's happiness is short-lived. Her wealthy station family's new English governess Carry Benson proves to be Charley's ex-fiancee, reduced to poverty by her father's death. She attracts her old suitor, though ready to leave him for a richer one, and Annie nobly frees him from the engagement. She spends a few months in Melbourne, skillfully creating the illussion she is to marry someone else - he discovers Carry's falseness and Annie's true worth. She returns and despite her siblings' mischievous plots, she and Charley become engaged again. Miss Benson's schemes fail and she eventually marries a Melbourne merchant ... Bright cheery tale of family life. (PB)
1 The Fulfilment of a Dream : A True Tale of the Queensland Bush Mrs Lance , 1894 single work short story A squatter looks forward to marrying his English sweetheart, but on his way to meet her he suffers a fatal accident.
1 The Romance of a Grave Mrs Lance , 1893 single work short story An English gentleman, fleeing a shameful past, seeks work as a shepherd in outback Australia. Despite his determination to remain isolated he falls in love with the squatter's niece. However their happiness is marred by tragedy.
1 The Bushman's Rest Mrs. Lance Rawson , 1891 single work short story
— Appears in: Coo-ee : Tales of Australian Life by Australian Ladies 1891; (p. 177-254)
1 Jack Hanmer's Sad Story Mrs Lance , 1890 single work short story
— Appears in: Under the Gum Tree : Australian Bush Stories 1890; (p. 109-125)
1 Coo-ee i "'COO-EE, coo-ee!'", Mrs Lance , 1886 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 23 January 1886; (p. 129)
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