London, Joy

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London, Joy

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c. 1912 - 1995


Joy London was born in Croydon, England and first came to Australia in 1922 when she was 10 years old. Her mother and family, the Moore family, purchased the Kioloa property from William Walker in 1929. On 1 March 1975 she bequeathed her 349 hectare property to the Australian National University. The Edith and Joy London Foundation, named in honour of London and her mother, is located on the south coast of New South Wales adjacent to the village of Kioloa. Joy London died in July 1995.


Kioloa, New South Wales

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landowner; postal worker

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Entered from deposit description on 23 September 2011




Edith and Joy London Foundation, (accessed on 23 September 2011)
Richard E Barwick, The Edith and Joy London Foundation: A Concise History (1998), (accessed on 23 September 2011)

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