Barbara Millar (b1895)

Barbara Sarah Bambrick, was my paternal grandmother, born Barbara Millar. She was the wife of Eric Bambrick, and she passed away in 1973, before I was born. Most of my cousins did get to meet her and it has been reported that she was a very beloved lady. She was also a business woman, and helped Olga, Graham and Harry in various business ventures, where she did not just provide capital, but instigated some of the most major aspects of the business.

Barbara Sarah Millar was born on August 12, 1895, in Alpha, Queensland, the child of William and Mary Jane. She married Eric William Bambrick on December 16, 1920, in Emerald, Queensland. They had seven children in 14 years. She died on October 20, 1973, in Rockhampton, Queensland, at the age of 78.

Barbara Sarah Millar Bambrick (1895-1973) - Find A Grave Memorial

Birth: 	Aug. 12, 1895
		Alpha, 	Barcaldine Region
		Queensland, Australia
Death: 	Oct. 20, 1973
		Rockhampton
		Rockhampton Region
		Queensland, Australia
PLOT	Section C, Row N, Plot 63
MEMORIAL ID	155619533 · View Source

Courtesy of Judy Schramm

Eric, Barbara, Bryan, Owen, Ken Bambrick

Eric and Barbara with their first 3 sons: Bryan, Owen and Ken, pictured circa 1927. (Photo provided by John Millar [nephew of Barbara], courtesy of Iolene Brett)

Bryan Bambrick, Owen Bambrick, Ken Bambrick

Barbara and Eric's first 3 sons: Bryan, Owen and Ken, pictured circa 1927. (Photo provided by John Millar [nephew of Barbara], courtesy of Iolene Brett)

Barbara Millar’s parents were Irish. Her mother ran a hotel in central Queensland. And when she (Barbara's mother) was older she "retired" to the Rockhampton region and ran a boarding house. Details to follow.

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Eric William Bambrick and Barbara Sarah Bambrick (nee. Millar) at the wedding of their son Harold (Harry) to Elizabeth (Betty)

...the above photo seems to have been extracted and enhanced from this larger photo, of bride/groom and both sets of in-laws. (Note also, the below photo has been colorized, long ago.) (I don't have the date of the wedding... it would've been in the 1960s)

The Marriage of Harry Bambrick to Elizabeth (Betty), with each of their parents

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