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DIBLEY Arthur Westrup

Male 1907 - 1984


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  • Name  DIBLEY Arthur Westrup 
    Born  12 Jun 1907  Petersham, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  13 Sep 1907  All Saints, Petersham, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  9B3D5EBC1E0540DBB25387664C93933ACE0B 
    Died  25 Jan 1984 
    Person ID  I21253  Frater Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Sep 2018 

    Father  DIBLEY Arthur,   b. 5 Dec 1878, Redfern, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1955, Hospital, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  WESTRUP Mercy Ethel May,   b. 19 Nov 1880, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1957, Newport Beach, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 May 1904  All Saints, Petersham, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7096  Group Sheet

  • Birth Death Marriage
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    Arthur Westrup Dibley

  • Notes 
    • He became a Broadcasting Executive for the ABC Radio Station in Sydney


      Posted 31 May 2015 by Lesley_McCarthy
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      MS Acc12.065 comprises correspondence of Xavier Herbert and Arthur Dibley, with references to Poor fellow my country and the manuscript of Capricornia, which was retained by Dibley until 1961. The collection contains 19 letters from Herbert to Dibley (some including notes and greetings from Sadie Norden), one receipt for remittance from Dibley in Sydney to Herbert in Darwin and one file copy of letter from Dibley to Herbert (1 packet).
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      Writer. Xavier Albert Francis Herbert was born in Geraldton, Western Australia in 1901. Herbert was Superintendent of Aborigines in Darwin in 1935-1936. His first published novel, Capricornia, won the Commonwealth 150th Anniversary Prize in 1938. Further biographical information at: http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/1467317

      Arthur Dibley, only son of a prominent Sydney businessman (managing director of Palings Music Store), was educated at the University of Sydney, worked initially for P.R. Stephensen & Co., taking Xavier Herbert's part in 1934 in the secretive plan to publish Capricornia with a London publisher. Thereafter, he became confidant and friend of Xavier and Sadie Herbert.

      Manuscript reference number: MS Acc12.065. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3690] 31 May 2015 by Lesley_McCarthy.