Dwyer Family Of Victoria, Australia, Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photograph album of Sister Isabel Dwyer at military hospitals in Bridgend and Cardiff

Administrative / Biographical History

Isabel Robinson was born in 1880, probably in co. Durham. During the first World War she was a nursing sister working in Red Cross hospitals. In 1916 she met and married Daniel James Dwyer of the Australian army when he was recovering in a Cardiff hospital from a head wound he suffered in action in France. The couple settled in Australia at St Kilda, Victoria but returned to England where Isabel died in1965. Daniel was then brought back to Australia by his family; he died in 1972.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by M Wilcox for the Glamorgan Record Office.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.