1. Muriel Woolnough Allard born
9 August 1869 at ‘Mylwood’, Ashfield in Sydney. She married Archibald Ernest Ramsay on 16 October, 1907 at Burwood,
and had 4 children. After the death of Archie in 1924, Muriel took the family to Norfolk Island for just over a year. Here
she lived in a boarding house and taught at the Sunday school. Muriel died in 1937 at Bellevue Hill.
2. Beryl Woolnough Allard born
1884 at ‘Mylwood’, was never married. Beryl was known as Billie, and was living with Doris when she died in 1962.
Beryl married Mark Alexander Traill on 20 April, 1911, at Burwood. She did not have any children.
3. George Gordon Woolnough Allard
born 1889 at ‘Mylwood’, married Viara Floyd Metcalfe in 1916 in Sydney. He worked for and became a partner at
Allard, Way and Hardie. Gordon served in the First World War.
4. Doris Mary Allard born 1892
at ‘Mylwood’. Doris was known as Dolly, and was never married. At the age of 72 she bought her first racehorse,
and was featured frequently in the racing pages of newspapers of the time. She died in 1980, at Burwood. Go to the photos
page to see some of the newspaper articles.
Horace Bately Allard and Emma Emilie Sussmilch
On 19th December 1909
Horace Allard married Emma Emilie Sussmilch. Emma was born on the 30th march, 1877, in Sydney, and was an extremely
talented singer. She died on February 16, 1932, at ‘Olivano’, on the Appian Way, Burwood. Her obituary was as
‘Mrs H.B. Allard (Miss Emma
Sussmilch) who was well known in Sydney as a concert singer, died at Burwood on Tuesday. She was the daughter of Mr C. B.
Sussmilch, formerly a leading musician of Sydney. She studied singing at the Berlin Conservatorium, and upon her return to
Australia gained prominence as a singer and teacher, being particularly noted in Sydney for her accomplished interpretation
of lieder. At different times she was soloist for the principal musical organisations, including the Philharmonic and Liedertafel
societies, and she also gave many recitals. After her marriage in 1909 to Mr H. B. Allard she gave up her profession, but
continued to sing in the cause of charity. Ill-health caused her retirement from a public
career three years ago. She is survived by Mr Allard and two daughters.’
The children of this marriage
1. Phyllis Betty, known as Betty,
born 14th September 1910. Betty married Frank Varley Sellers and had 2 children. She died in 1990
2. Nancy Bately, born 7 May 1912.
Nancy married first Robert Henville Simonds, and had 2 children. She then married Nicholas Robert Balfour with whom she lived
in England, and had 4 children. Nancy died on 18 January, 2004.