Who was Nellie Payne?

Prayer desk, St Jame's Church, Newtown. Carved before 1916.

Prayer desk St Jame's Newtown.


A new church was built in Newtown and a dedication service for the church and everything in it, including a prayer desk carved by Nellie, was held  in September 1916.

The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 – 1954), Tuesday 5 September 1916, page 3