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Family and friends of former Torbanlea resident Maude Olive Yates (nee Wilson) g…

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Family and friends of former Torbanlea resident Maude Olive Yates (nee Wilson) gathered at Elizabeth Rose Gardens on Kent Street in Maryborough today to plant a Queensland Flame Tree in her honour.

Maude was born in Howard, grew up in Torbanlea; married George Yates, and raised her own family in Torbanlea.

Remembered as an extraordinary dressmaker and brilliant cook, Maud was a member of more committees in Torbanlea than most could remember – including organising debutante balls, even making…



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