Australian Women's Register

An initiative of The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) in conjunction with The University of Melbourne

Skip to content

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Woman

  • Trove

Stewart Towzey, Eleanor (Nellie) (1858 - 1931)

Born
22 November 1858
Wolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
20 June 1931
Occupation
Actor and Singer

Summary

The child of actor parents Theodosia Stewart and Richard Towzey, Nellie Stewart travelled with the Royal Comic Opera Company, and later in George Musgrove's productions including Faust, Dorothy, Paul Jones, and several Gilbert and Sullivan plays. She performed throughout Australia and in London to great popular acclaim.

Barbara Lemon

Site-wide information and acknowledgements

National Foundation for Australian Women The University of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre

© Copyright in The Australian Women's Register is owned by the Australian Women's Archives Project
and vested in each of the authors in respect of their contributions from 2000

http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/AWE3755b.htm

The Australian Women's Register is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License

The Australian Women's Register is published quarterly by the Australian Women's Archives Project
ISSN 2207-3124