Lionel William Fry 1908

Lionel was born and educated in Sydney and in 1934 married Eileen Brothers,in the middle of the great depression. There were 4 children of the marriage,the eldest son David being a Church of England rector presently at Lambton Church of England Church. Lionel was a clerk employed by the Electricity Commission of New South Wales and retired from this position at Newcastle. Eileen and Lionel have been closely associated with the Church of England Church and Eileen was a friend of Melba Redman,the wife of Canon Redman,the rector at Maitland. Neither Lionel nor Melba were aware they were related and in actual fact they were second cousins. David was also the curate at Maitland during the time Canon Redman was the rector and they were also unaware of the family connection. Lionelís wife Eileen passed away at the age of 85 years in 1992 and Lionel still resides in the family home at Merewether and is in his 87th year.