Historical information

The photograph belonged to Frank Child and shows the homestead belonging to his grandparents Ted and Ethel Child situated on Childs Road at Kalorama.

Francis Matthew (Frank) Child (1928 – 2020) was the son of Bernard Child (1907 – 1995). Bernard was the son of Ethel May Madden and an unknown father. When Ethel married Ted Child in 1908 Bernard was raised by Ted’s parents Francis and Martha Child. Bernard married Dulcie Paice (1904 – 1990) and they had one son, Frank Child, before they divorced in 1943.

Physical description

Small sepia photograph showing a woman entering the gateway to a homestead. The trees have lost their leaves and their are shrubs along the fence line. Two sheds can be seen to the right with a homestead roof to the left.

Inscriptions & markings

Handwritten on reverse:
Home of Ethel + Ted Child
Childs Rd Kalorama