Jones, Matilda (Tilly)

The first notable actor of Australian birth, Edward Geoghegan wrote 'The Currency Lass' to display her talents. She retired from the stage to marry in 1843 before the premiere of the play.

Milestone
Born
Port Macquarie, New South Wales
08 Sep 1828
Died
Toowoomba, Queensland
19 Jun 1872
Name
Birth
Jones, Matilda Rebecca
Alternate
Crane, Matilda
13 Nov 1843 - 19 Jun 1872
Occupation
- 1843