Dower chest carved 1949 for Gillian Youl

Dower chest for Gillian Youl.

Dower chest for Gillian Youl.


Gill Youl married Richard (Dick) Thomas who was Nellie’s great nephew (grandson of Richard Charles Field).

This dower chest was carved by Nellie for their engagement in 1949. They were married in 1950.

It has been handed down to Gill’s daughter, Wendy.

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 – 1954), Tuesday 7 February 1950, page 2