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Meech Family
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Leslie Williamson Meech married Alma Mary Rhoda Bartlett at Holy Trinity Church in 1909. Leslie was born in 1882 to James Robert and Louisa (formerly White). James was an inspector of lighthouses. Alma was born in 1880 to printer, Thomas, and Louisa Bartlett (formerly Adkisson). The Bartlett family lived at "Roselea", Warwick Street, Hobart. Leslie and Alma lived at Glenalwyn, Mary Street North Hobart then later at lived 15 Hampden Road, Battery Point. Leslie was a long standing member of the Holy Trinity choir.
Leslie and Alma had one daughter, Beatrice Bartlett, born 9 November 1909, always known as Trixie. Trixie learned dancing from Beattie Jordan, and, in turn became a dance teacher. Trixie married Wilfred Kemp at St David's Cathedral in April 1933. They had two children - Ann and Brian. Trixie died in 2000 at aged 90 and Wilfred pre-deceased her at age 75 in 1981. 

Information Sources:
Daily Post (Tas), 20 January 1909, p10;;Mercury (Tas), 20 Nov 1909;;AD960-1-83, will no. 39426;;RGD33/1/12 no. 2028;;The World (Tas), 7 October, 1918;;
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Kemp Family (NG1831)01 Jan 1915