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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
'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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