Cover image for Charity Wynne
Agency:
Charity Wynne
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1891
End Date:
23 Oct 1982
Description:
Charity Wynne (formerly known as Dora Josephine Walker) was born in Hampshire England. She studied dancing in London and came to Australia in 1923 after she and Mr Samson won a gold medal in the world ballroom dancing championships. She established the Charity Wynne School of Ballroom Dancing in Hobart where she taught, until her retirement in 1965. She also taught dancing in schools and trained many debutantes.
After retiring Miss Wynne lived on Bruny Island where she was a member of the Country Womens Association and won many prizes for her handcrafts and play readings. In later life she lived at Guilford Grove in Sandy Bay.

Information Sources:
Will of Charity Wynne;;Cyclopedia of Tasmanian 1931 p123;;Obituary, Mercury 28 Oct 1982 p22
Functions Performed:
Arts and culture
Series Created By Agency:
NS1996 Photographs01 Jan 192031 Dec 1975

NS3865 Verses and Short Stories collected and Written by Charity Wynne01 Jan 192031 Dec 1980

NS3864 Newspaper Clippings01 Sep 192331 Dec 1966

NS3866 Memorabilia15 Feb 193231 Dec 1969