Alice Elfrida Sumner

F, #20733, b. 1858, d. 11 Oct 1923
Father*Theodotus John Sumner b. 1820, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah Jones Peers
Married NameRyan. 
Birth*1858 Merri Creek, VIC, Australia, #B461/1858.1 
Marriage*5 Jul 1883 Spouse: Charles Snodgrass Ryan. Christ Church, Brunswick, VIC.
Death*11 Oct 1923 Koblenz, Germany. 
Death-Notice*13 Oct 1923RYAN. At Coblenz, Germany (suddenly), Alice Elfrida, the dearly beloved wife of Charles Ryan.2 


Charles Snodgrass Ryan
Child 1.Baroness Ethel Marian Sumner 'Maie' Ryan b. 13 Mar 1891, d. 20 Jan 1983


  • 18 Oct 1923: DEATH OF LADY ALICE RYAN. LONDON, October 10.
    The death has occurred at Coblenz of Lady Alice Ryan, wife of Major-General Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan, of Melbourne. Lady Ryan was a daughter of Mr. T. J. Summer, M.L.C., of Victoria.3
  • 5 Dec 1923: Lady Ryan's Estate. An estate sworn at £16,676, consisting wholly of personalty, was left by the late Lady Ryan, wife of Sir Charles Ryan, surgeon, Collins street. At the time of her death Lady Ryan lived with her husband at "Mayfair," Domain road, South Yarra. She died on October 11. Under a will dated November 24, 1919, and a codicil, Lady Ryan left her estate to her husband in trust for her children, and Joan Alice Smith, a godchild of the testatrix, is a beneficiary in the sum of £100.4


  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 13 Oct 1923, p13
  3. [S14] Newspaper - The Brisbane Courier (Qld.), Thu 18 Oct 1923, p7
  4. [S14] Newspaper - The Herald (Melbourne, Vic.), Wed 5 Dec 1923, p1
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