Contributor William Mower Akhurst
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Other Names W M Akhurst
Gender Male
Nationality English
Date of Birth 29 December 1822
Place Of Birth London
Date of Death 7 June 1878
Functions Adaptor, Composer, Lyricist, Playwright
Notes Dramatist, lyricist, composer Born Hammersmith, London, England, 29 December 1822 Arrived Adelaide, SA, 20 June 1849 (per Posthumous) Moved to Melbourne in 1853. Departed Australia for England, 1869/70 Died on return voyage to Australia, 6/7 June 1878 (Austral Harmony)
NLA http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-520460
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Adaptor

Playwright

Writer

Henry Richard Harwood - Actor, Actor-manager, Stage Manager

John Hennings - Actor-manager, Scenic Artist

Mr Scott - Mechanist

Mrs Jagar - Costume Maker

Docy Stewart - Actor

Maggie Stewart - Actor

Alfred Clint - Scenic Artist

John Dunn - Actor

Mr Liddle - Scenic Artist

C Warde - Actor

Alice Bray - Actor

Margie Chester - Actor

Mr Gladstone - Actor

Miss Lester - Actor

B Levy - Musical Arranger

William Pitt - Scenic Artist

Mr R Stewart - Actor

Madame Strebinger - Actor, Dancer

Blanche Bray - Actor

Mr Charles - Properties Master

Frederick Coppin - Musical Arranger, Actor-manager, Composer, Musical Advisor, Actor

George Coppin - Actor-manager, Director, Actor

Marion Dunn - Actor

Miss Maughan - Actor

Miss McFarlane - Actor

Mr Siede - Composer, Musical Arranger

C Vincent - Lessee, Stage Manager

Richard Younge - Director, Actor-manager, Actor, Stage Manager

Signor Raffaele Abecco - Actor

Miss Dick - Actor

Miss Sinclair - Actor

Mr Webster - Actor

Mrs Susan Wooldridge - Actor

Charles Young - Assistant Director, Actor

Joe Chambers - Actor

Herr Cushla - Properties Master, Mask Maker, Unknown

H Flexmore - Actor, Choreographer, Director

William Hoskins - Lessee, Actor, Director

Richard Stewart - Actor, Actor-manager, Director

Mdlle Therese - Actor

Frauline Fannie - Actor, Dancer

Mr Freyberger - Scenic Artist

Charles Fry - Scenic Artist

E Harvey - Actor

Miss Mortimer - Actor

Sydney Nelson - Composer, Musical Arranger

Geraldine Warden - Actor

James Brogden - Properties Master

Joe Brown - Stage Manager, Actor

W. P. Collins - Actor-manager, Actor

Mr C Dherang - Actor

Mr Douglas - Scenic Artist, Actor

J C Lambert - Actor, Lessee

George Leopold - Actor

Tom Leopold - Assistant Director, Director, Actor

Fanny Morgan - Actor

Mr Murray - Actor

Kate Ryder - Actor

Mr Schmidt - Actor

H Stanley - Actor

Fanny Young - Actor

Mrs Charles Young - Actor

Gustavus Brooke - Lessee

Charles Burford - Actor

Lady Emilia Don - Actor

Heloise Duvalli - Actor

Rosalie Duvalli - Actor

Anna Forde - Actor

Miss Herbert - Actor

J P Hydes - Lessee, Actor

Mrs Hydes - Actor

Mr Keogh - Actor

Henry Leopold - Choreographer, Actor

Mr Little - Scenic Artist

Julia Matthews - Actor

Mrs Phillips - Actor

John Renno - Mechanist

George Herbert Rogers - Actor

Minnie Stanley - Actor

Mr K Stewart - Actor

Kate Warde - Actor

J J Welsh - Actor

Mr Wilson - Dancer, Scenic Artist

Mr Wyatt - Scenic Artist, Actor

Fanny Younge - Actor

Mr George Buckingham - Actor

Signor Carandini - Dancer

A Collins - Actor

Miss L Coppin - Actor

Kate Corcoran - Actor

Miss Crawford - Actor

Charles de Groot - Mechanist

Tilly Earl - Actor

John Edouin - Actor, Dancer

Julia Edouin - Actor

Rose Edouin - Actor

George Fawcett - Actor, Lessee

W B Gill - Actor

Mr Gordon - Actor

Miss Green - Actor

John L. Hall - Actor, Lessee, Actor-manager

Mr Hasker - Actor

H Herberte - Actor

Henry Holmes - Scenic Artist

Miss Howard - Actor

Cleia Howson - Actor

Emma Howson - Actor

Frank Howson - Actor, Actor-manager

G R Ireland - Actor

Mr Jones - Actor

N. La Feuillade - Actor

Albert Leopold - Actor

Charles Leslie - Actor

Mr Thomas Lewis - Actor

T H Lewis - Actor

Tom Lewis - Actor

Mrs McGowan - Actor

Robert McGowan - Actor

Miss Melville - Actor

James Milne - Actor

Thomas Nunn - Actor

A Phillips - Actor

Mrs Charles Poole - Actor

C.W Rayner - Actor

Charles Raynor - Actor

Mons Schmidt - Actor, Choreographer

Harry Sefton - Actor

Mr Sefton - Actor

J W Smith - Director, Actor-manager

Mr Smith - Actor

P M Tannett - Scenic Artist

B Thom - Musical Arranger, Composer

R Tolano - Lessee

Frank Varley - Scenic Artist

Madame Vieuxulles - Actor

J H Vinson - Actor, Stage Manager

Mr Ward - Actor

Mr Watts - Properties Master, Scenic Artist

J Wieland - Actor

T Wieland - Actor

Miss Williams - Actor

Laura Wiseman - Actor

Mr Young - Lessee

Frederick Younge - Actor

Mrs Younge - Actor

William Andrews - Actor

Louise Arnot - Actor

Mr Arrogoni - Scenic Artist

Mr Avins - Actor

Mrs Avins - Actor

Mr Batsen - Actor

Mr Beaumont - Actor

Vincenzo Bellini - Composer

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Mrs Bennett - Costume Maker

Miss Benson - Actor

Mr Benson - Actor

Frances Bentley - Actor

Antoinette Berg - Dancer

Anna Bishop - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

John Black - Administrator

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Miss Blanche - Actor

Mr Bond - Actor

Robert Brough - Director, Comedian, Production Supervisor

Chas Brown - Actor

Miss Brown - Actor

John Bryan - Musical Arranger

Miss Bush - Actor

Miss Carolan - Actor

Mr Carter - Actor

Miss Caulson - Actor

Miss Chambers - Actor

Mr Chapman - Actor

Mr Charles - Mechanist

Mrs Marian Chester - Actor

Mrs Chichester - Actor

Mr Collingwood - Actor

Annie Collins - Actor

Elizabeth Collins - Actor

J Collins - Actor

Mr Collins - Actor

Teresa Collins - Actor

Mr Compton - Actor

Mr Coulon - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Mrs Crosby - Actor

Fanny Cushla - Actor

Flora Cushla - Actor

L Cushla - Actor

L Daniels - Actor

S Daniels - Actor

Charles deGrosse - Properties Master

Mr Dennis - Properties Master

Mr Dickson - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Sir William Don - Actor

Mr Doubledee - Actor

Mr Dunn - Mechanist

Herr Durglass - Actor

Mrs Earl - Costume Maker

Mrs Earl - Conductor

Tilly Earle - Actor

W Edinger - Properties Master

H Edwards - Stage Manager

Mr John Edwards - Actor

E Egerton - Actor

Nelly Egerton - Actor

Miss E Fagan - Actor

Mr Farquharson - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Mr Figgins - Mechanist

Sara Flower - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

J Flynn - Actor

Anna Ford - Actor

K Ford - Actor

Elinor Forde - Actor

Mrs Gill - Actor

Miss Graham - Actor

Miss Grainger - Actor

Dolly Green - Actor

  • We've Taken Gardiner, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 4 August 1862

Mr Gregg - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Alexander Habbe - Scenic Artist

C Hall - Actor

Mrs Hancock - Costume Maker

Florence Harcourt - Actor

Frank Harlowe - Actor

John Henning - Scenic Artist

Mrs Hill - Actor

W Hill - Actor

Walter Hill - Actor

Mr Hobbs - Scenic Artist

Georgiana Hodson - Actor

Miss Hogan - Actor

Clarence Holt - Lessee

Mr Hooper - Actor

Mary Hotham - Actor

L Howard - Actor

Mr Howell - Actor

Mr Humphreys - Actor

Mr Humphries - Actor

Mr Inman - Scenic Artist

George Ireland - Actor

  • We've Taken Gardiner, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 4 August 1862

Mr Jackson - Actor

Mrs Jager - Costume Maker

Joseph Jefferson - Actor

  • We've Taken Gardiner, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 4 August 1862

J H Johnson - Actor

Mr Johnson - Actor

Miss Jones - Actor

Miss Kaye - Actor

Willie Kelly - Dancer

Edward King - Band Leader

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Juliana King - Actor

Mr Kitts - Actor

Herr Kopp - Musical Director

Monsieur Laglaisi - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

T Lenton - Actor

Blanche Leopold - Actor

Lydia Leopold - Actor

Mr H Leopold - Actor, Director

H Leslie - Actor

  • Maritana, Melbourne Polytechnic Hall, Melbourne, VIC, 25 August 1866

Major Leslie - Actor

Miss Levy - Actor

Sally Lloyd - Actor

E J Loder - Composer

George Loder - Conductor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Mr Loman - Actor

Mr Lowman - Actor

W S Lyster - Lessee

E B Manning - Actor

S H Marsh - Musical Director

G B Mason - Actor

Mr Matthews - Costume Maker

Lachlan McGowan - Actor

Mr McGragh - Mechanist

Julia Milne - Actor

Mr Monro - Actor

Mr Moore - Actor

Mrs Moore - Actor

Mr J Morris - Actor

Miss Mortyn - Actor

Mr Moyle - Mechanist

Mr Murphy - Actor

Leon Naej - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Lizzy Naylor - Actor

Mr Naylor - Actor

Mdlle Neli - Actor

Alfred Nelson - Actor

Carry Nelson - Actor

H Nelson - Actor

Miss Nelson - Actor

Emma Neville - Actor

  • We've Taken Gardiner, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 4 August 1862

Miss Newman - Actor

Linley Norman - Musical Director

  • Maritana, Melbourne Polytechnic Hall, Melbourne, VIC, 25 August 1866

Mr Norton - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Miss O'Donnell - Actor

Miss O'Neill - Actor

Mr Opie - Scenic Artist

Master Pap - Actor

Miss Parker - Actor

Mr Pierce - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Mr Pope - Mechanist

Mr Prestige - Actor

Anna Maria Quinn - Actor

T Rainford - Actor

  • Maritana, Melbourne Polytechnic Hall, Melbourne, VIC, 25 August 1866

Mr Ray - Actor

Mrs Ray - Actor

Harry Raynor - Actor

  • Maritana, Melbourne Polytechnic Hall, Melbourne, VIC, 25 August 1866

Mr E Reeves - Actor

A jnr Reiff - Musical Arranger

Miss Reilly - Actor

Walter Rice - Musical Arranger

George Ridgway - Actor

John Ridgway - Actor

T Ridgway - Actor

A Roberts - Actor

G Roberts - Actor-manager

K Roberts - Actor

Fanny Robina - Actor

Miss Robinson - Actor

J P Rogers - Actor

Mr Rogers - Actor

Kate Royal - Actor

E W Royce - Actor

E Salamon - Musical Director

Mr Salem - Actor

Leon Samwells - Actor

R Sandford - Actor

  • Maritana, Melbourne Polytechnic Hall, Melbourne, VIC, 25 August 1866

Herr Schluter - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

Mr Searle - Actor

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - Playwright

Walter Sherwin - Actor

  • Norma, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 22 April 1857

James Simmonds - Lessee, Actor-manager

  • We've Taken Gardiner, Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC, 4 August 1862

Herbert Skelton - Actor

Miss Smith - Actor

F M Soutten - Playwright

Walter B. Spong - Scenic Artist

F. Stanislaus - Conductor

Mr Stanley - Actor

Mrs Stapleton - Costume Maker

W H Stephens - Actor

Miss Stewart - Actor

Mr Stoneham - Actor

Benjamin Tannett - Scenic Artist

Mr Tannett - Scenic Artist

Miss Targett - Actor

Emma Temple - Actor

Mrs Thom - Actor

Mr Thomas - Actor

B. Thorn - Actor-manager

Andrew Torning - Scenic Artist

Frank Trevor - Actor

Mr Trotter - Properties Master

Miss Waghorn - Actor

A Wallis - Actor

L Wallis - Actor

Mr Walter - Mechanist

Charles Ward - Properties Master

Master Warde - Actor

W. Warde - Dance Director, Actor

J Watson - Scenic Artist

Mrs Wilkinson - Actor

William John Wilson - Scenic Artist

Alice Wiseman - Actor

Emily Wiseman - Actor

Mr Yeaman - Actor

E Young - Properties Master

Nelson Family

Royal Star Company

Christy's Minstrels

Royal Burlesque Company

Buckingham Family

Chiristy's Minstrels

Corps de Ballet

40th Regiment

Brothers Seagrist

Brothers Wieland

Complete Burlesque Company

Criterion Grand Orchestra

Grand Opera Chorus

Juvenile Flying Squadron

Lenton Troupe

Leopold Family

Lyster Opera Company

Queen's Company

Three Misses Worrell

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