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M. Hamlyn-Harris M. Hamlyn-Harris i(A270 works by) (birth name: Maymie Ada Stevens) (a.k.a. Maymie Ada Hamlyn-Harris; M. A. Hamlyn-Harris; Maymie Ada Stevens; Mrs Cyril Hamlyn-Harris; Mayda Hamlyn-Harris)
Born: Established: 20 Apr 1890 Southport, Southport area, Gold Coast, Queensland, ; Died: Ceased: 9 Feb 1964 Brisbane, Queensland,
Gender: Female
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Maymie Ada Hamlyn-Harris, daughter of the Hon. E. J. Stevens, MLA and managing director of the Brisbane Courier. Her mother was Mrs. A.C. Stevens nee Jackson of a Victorian pioneering pastoral family and her sister was J.M. Stevens (q.v.), also a writer. She was the wife of Cyril Hamlyn-Harris, associate to Justice Shand and the mother of Geoffrey Hamlyn-Harris (q.v.), was educated at Miss Davenport's School and All Hallows Convent, Brisbane. She also received private tutoring in elocution, poetry and language study. Hamlyn-Harris was a well known writer of poetry, essays and short stories. Her first work was published at the age of fourteen. She was convener of the Lyceum Club Literary Circle and, in the cause of charity, wrote and produced pageants.

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