Evelyn Violet MAUNSELL
Also known as: née Evans
Born: 21 October 1888
Died: 1977Special Achievements:
Pioneer on stations in Mitchell River Country, Atherton Tablelands (dairying) and Longreach, Queensland. Her life story is available in the book S'pose I Die written from her diaries by Hector Holthouse.Additional Information:
Evelyn endured incredible hardship, with pioneering forcing her to endure hazards that pushed her far beyond the traditional female role; that of mother, wife and homemaker. Her courage and resourcefulness helped further the position and importance of women in colonial society.