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              RALSTON Agnes Elcox (16/02/1920 - 10/07/1999)    09RAA0
Father   :  RALSTON     * Gordon                                        
Mother  :  Elcocks    Flora (Elcox)      
Siblings:  Winston   Dorothy  Flora-Joyce (Polly)   Ann   Coral   Heather

Married :
  GUEST   Donald Edward        (29/4/1943 aged 23 - Deloraine)
Issue     :
  Peter    Michael     Phillip


                                                                                    Baby Agnes

'1930 Ägnes Guest and her sisters - brother'
Presumably Dorothy on right of photo, Polly in front of Winston and Ann being nursed by Agnes.

A good writer at 10
Agnes finally left Moltema School and attended Rubicon Bridge. She passed her merit exam to enter the nursing profession.

Most likely taken at Roslyn, her father's property.

Agnes nursing the child with her Auntie, Jean Sharman, (Gordon Ralston's sister). Jean is probably touching
her daughter Nell Sharman and boy at the back could be Robert Sharman.

"Winston and I centre of back row. My three sisters sitting down. The other 2 are friends."
Three sisters are probably Dorothy Ann and Polly (L-R)

                    Agnes with her brother Winston at Roslyn

                                "Ägnes 18 with Nurse Mitchell."  1938

                                "Ägnes and Minnie"

Agnes at Roslyn

1938 aged 18

1938 "Nurses Home" Launceston General Hospital (LGH)

1938 -  LGH Nurses Home

  1938 - LGH

Launceston General Hospital in 1938

                   Possibly Beaconsfield Hospital c1941

              With good mate Zetta Woolley.

                                                "Nancy and I."

 "Ägnes 21" -1941         

"Agnes 22" - 1942

Sister Ralston 1942
"To Mr & Mrs Guest. Love Agnes XXXX"

                                    Aged 22 1942

                                                  Wedding Day 29 April 1943 aged 23 - Deloraine, Tasmania

                                Marriage meant a change of name from Ralston to Guest

   "Agnes Guest aged 26 and Zetta Woolley"

Agnes front left and Polly sitting. Heather behind Polly and Ann behind Agnes. Coral in the middle..

                                   Agnes at Roslyn.


"Don't I look awful & fat, but blame the gown!"

                                                                                                                            "Alan and I"

Agnes second from left at back - Probably Launceston General Hospital

With her father's Ford V8 at Roslyn

Agnes on the front steps of Roslyn.

 Kidnapped by Don and Col Guest! - View Bank

With first born Peter, late 1946

At View Bank with shearing shed in the background. Peter is sitting - so about 1948

"Agnes with Michael and Philip." At View Bank. By Philip's age- 1953

           Agnes and her sister Polly. Could be Roslyn or Glenthorn, Evandale

                  Matron of Honour at sister Anne's wedding to Reg Wood - 1955.

              Camping at Port Sorell about 1962

In Melbourne at Polly and Bob's house.

                                    Playing with the dogs at View Bank. Dairy in the background

                At a Civil Defense course at Mt Macedon. - Second from left, second row from back

                                                    "Jess Simons, Agnes Guest, Ola Hart.''

With Don at Philip's 21-1972 age 52 - Shearing shed at View Bank

      Philip's wedding 1988. - Botanical Gardens, Hobart

At Peter's place about 1996

In her front yard at Rose Hill, Evandale. Niece Lynne Christie is left in the left photo. Others are unknown.

       Entertaining, as always, in the kitchen at Rose Hill with Timothy Mara, son of niece Jenny Mara (nee Woodward)



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