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Birdseye, Sylvia Jessie Catherine (1902 - 1962)

Born
26 January 1902
Port Augusta, South Australia
Died
9 August 1962
Occupation
Bus driver

Summary

Sylvia ran a bus service with her husband Sydney Birdseye from the early 1920s. Buses ran from Adelaide to Mannum, and by the 1930s were running to Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, Streaky Bay and Ceduna.

Sources used to compile this entry: Edgar, Suzanne, 'Birdseye, Sylvia Jessie Catherine (1912-1962)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130219b.htm.

Barbara Lemon

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