MACLEOD, Hester (Esther) Miriam
- Born: 2 Feb 1875, Angaston, South Australia
- Marriage: DAY, Luke Hedow on 22 Sep 1894 in Stapletons Boarding House, Adelaide, South Australia
- Died: 13 Apr 1941, Burra, South Australia at age 66
South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1842 - 1906
"MCLEOD Esther Miriam (F) 2 Feb 1875 Angaston dist Ang par John MCLEOD & Ellen VALENTINE b147 p114".
Esther Miriam is only recorded Esther in her birth record and as Hester in all other official records.
From the Burra Record
Transcribed by Eric Fuss
3 Sep. 1930, page 3
Local Unemployment Committee, meeting on Monday
Mrs Luke Day has offered to give two or three children dinner each day.
17 June 1931, page 3
Mrs Luke Day, one of the town's foremost knitters who taught many girls to knit for the war effort has formed a knitting circle to aid the unemployed. The Unemployed Relief Fund has granted a sum for wool. It will be known as the 'Trix Pearce Knitting Circle', as a tribute to the late secretary and organiser of the Cheer-up Society. Any wool donations will be welcomed
5 July 1933, page 2
Mrs Luke Day has made a handsome hearth rug, which we saw yesterday. Over 12 dozen silk stockings were used.
7 Sep. 1937, page 2
Mrs M. Klaffus has left hospital. We understand she will live with Mrs Luke Day.
South Australian Deaths - Index of Registrations 1916 - 1972
"DAY Hester Amelia (F) 65y stat (M) of Burra d 13 Apr 1941 at Burra dist Bur rel Luke DAY (H) b635 p1700".
Hester married Luke Hedow DAY, son of Lenhing DAY and Unknown, on 22 Sep 1894 in Stapletons Boarding House, Adelaide, South Australia. (Luke Hedow DAY was born circa 1870 in Not Known and died on 30 Aug 1962 in Burra, South Australia.)
South Australian Marriages - Index of Registrations 1842 - 1916
DAY Luke 24y S (f Lenhing DAY) m 22 Sep 1894 MACLEOD Hester Miriam 19y S (f John MACLEOD) at Stapleton's Boarding House Adelaide dist Ade b180 p960.