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LYNCH, Kate

Born: 1882

Special Achievements:

First all girl timber cutting team in Queensland.

Additional Information:

In 1900 the Lynch family faced ruin when their cattle were wiped out by fever.  Cornelius then taught his daughters the art of timber-cutting.  They became known as The Lynch Sisters.


Resources

  • Image - Timber worker sisters from the Lynch family, pictured with Jim Hunter on his paint pony, ca. 1900

    File:StateLibQld 1 190687 Timber worker sisters from the Lynch family, pictured with Jim Hunter on his paint pony, ca. 1900.jpg

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  • Image - Tea break for the Lynch sisters

    File:Tea break for the Lynch sisters (5141916944).jpg

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