Archive for the ‘What Is A Male Order Bride’ Category

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Australian Dictionary of Biography

This informative article had been published in Australian Dictionary of Biography

Thomas Francis Bride (1849-1927), librarian, was created on 1 October 1849 at Cork, Ireland, son of Henry Nelson Bride and their spouse Ellen, nee Bourke. He had been taken to Victoria while ‘too young to walk’. After brief education at Hawthorn he went to St Patrick’s university, East Melbourne. In 1870 he enrolled as being legislation student in the University of Melbourne and after winning scholarships and exhibitions finished with first-class honours in 1873. Six years later on he qualified as physician of rules, the next Victorian pupil to achieve this. Bride served as assistant librarian during the college in 1873-81. (more…)