Ada May Harris
Photo: Lynn Ryan collection
The lady is Ada May Harris (nee Martin).
Ada, or May as she was known married George Harris, jnr on 9 Jan 1895. Ada’s father was Robert Goddard Martin and he was engaged to build the cedar staircase at Ilford House and then settled in the area. His wife was Mary Ellen Walcott. His daughter, Ada, as mentioned married into the Harris family as did her brother, Edmund Walcott Martin, who married Martha Patience (Pattie) Harris, younger sister of George jnr (both children of George & Martha Harris). George jnr was a teacher, and Edmund & Pattie lived in the Meroo area near Mudgee on a property called ‘Sunnyside’ (descendants still there).Ref: Notes from Lynn Ryan