Contributor Alfred Dampier
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Gender Male
Nationality English
Date of Birth 28 February 1843
Date of Death 23 May 1908
Functions Actor, Actor-manager, Artistic Director, Director, Playwright
Notes Came to Australia in 1873. Died in Sydney.
NLA http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-574525
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Lance Lenton - Actor, Adaptor

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J Stark - Actor

Maggie Stewart - Actor

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Miss Windsor - Actor

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L M Bayless - Lessee

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Miss Begley - Actor

Mr Bell - Actor

Fred Benham - Actor

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Stuart Bolton - Actor

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A W Boothman - Actor

  • £ S. D., Gaiety Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 20 March 1882

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Mr Burton - Actor

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Leon Caron - Music Adaptor

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  • East Lynne, Theatre Royal, Coolgardie, WA, 14 May 1897

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David Cope - Musical Arranger

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Miss Crawford - Actor

J. J. Curtiss - Actor

Mr Daley - Actor

Mr Dalwood - Actor

Ernest De Lorne - Actor

  • £ S. D., Gaiety Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 20 March 1882

G Dean - Actor

Alice Deorwyn - Actor

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Mr Dixon - Actor

H N Douglas - Actor

Kate Douglas - Actor

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Mr Doyle - Actor

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Harold Dyson - Actor

Mr John Edwards - Actor

Mr W Edwards - Actor

Austin Elvins - Actor

H. W. Emmett - Actor

Hugh J Emmett - Actor

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Miss Foley - Actor

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F Forde - Actor

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Mr Franks - Actor

Mr Fraser - Actor

Little Fred - Actor

Mr Garnett - Actor

Mr George - Actor

Mr Gerald - Actor

Mary Gladstane - Director

  • £ S. D., Gaiety Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 20 March 1882

E. Gladstone - Actor

J. R. Goodall - Actor

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Mr. Greville - Actor

Dora Grey - Actor

Jessie Grey - Actor

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Miss Grey - Actor

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Thomas Grigg - Conductor

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Miss Habberton - Actor

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Charles Hall - Actor

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Mr Harding - Actor

C Hardy - Actor

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J Hodson - Actor

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William Holman - Actor

R Horsley - Actor

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  • £ S. D., Gaiety Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 20 March 1882

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Mr Wallace - Actor

Stanley Walpole - Actor

Mr Warde - Actor

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Mr Watkin - Actor

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Mr Wentworth - Actor

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Mr Williams - Actor

Marion Willis - Actor

Mr Withers - Actor

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Mr Wynyard - Actor

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Resources
  • Article:  Jenny Fewster, Wild West on AusStage, Stage Whispers, 25, 2, March 2016, 36-37
  • Article:  Veronica Kelly, Alfred Dampier as performer of late colonial Australian masculinities, Modern Drama, 43, 3, 2000, 469
  • Article:  Victoria Theatre, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 February 1877, 4, 5
  • Book:  Marion Corry, Michael White, Waverley Cemetery Who's Who Encore, Waverley Library, Bondi Junction, 1995
  • Book:  Souvenir of the Dramatic Works of Francis R. C. Hopkins, Websdale, Shoosmith Ltd., Sydney, National Library of Australia, 1910
  • Photograph:  [J. C. Williamson / Maggie Moore / Alfred Dampier / George Rignold], Theatre Heritage Australia
  • Record:  Alfred Dampier, AustralianPlays.org, 2009
  • Script:  Alfred Dampier, Garnet Walch, The Scout, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, 1891
  • Website:  Alfred Dampier 1847-1908. Australian Plays for Australian audiences., Live Performance Australia, 2007
Works
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