Severina Pescia

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Severina Pescia
Born Severina LeFranchi
Occupation Publican
Years active 1915
Known for National Hotel
Home town Eganstown
Spouse(s) Peter Pescia
Children Winifred

Severina Pescia was a publican in Eganstown, Victoria, <1915.

History[edit | edit source]

Severina Lefranchi married Peter Pescia in Victoria in 1891.[1] Pescia held the licence for the National Hotel at Eganstown. After his death in May 1906, Severina took over the hotel license.

The hotel was delicensed 31 December 1915 by the License Reduction Board.

Pescia's son served with the A.I.F. in World War One:

BUGLER PESCIA. Bugler Pescia, 15th {Battalion (wounded), is a son of Mrs Pescia, licensee of the National Hotel, Eganstown, near Daylesford. He enlisted in Tasmania, but had worked as a miner in Daylesford, where he is well known.[2]

Her daughter Winifred died in January 1924:

PESCIA.— On 11th January, at her mother's residence, 204 Challsren-street, North Fitzroy, Winifred, dearly loved eldest daughter of Severina and the late Peter Pescia, loving sister of Lacey (Dayleston, Stanley, Queensland), Vera and Bert (Melbourne), aged 29 years. Late of Daylesford. R.I.P.[3]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Peter Pescia, Australia, Marriage Index, Victoria, 1891, Ref. No. 5822
  2. 1915 'BUGLER PESCIO.', The Evening Echo (Ballarat, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), 1 June, p. 2. (FOURTH EDITION), viewed 03 Jun 2018,
  3. 1924 'Family Notices', The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), 12 January, p. 7. , viewed 27 Dec 2022,

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