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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1892 in Cleator, Cumberland, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Joseph STEELE and Mary Ann [15] [20] [21]
Her father worked as a cattle man on a farm [20]
In 1901 she was living with her parents and siblings Isaac, Henry and Elizabeth at Ivy Cottages in Cleator, Cumberland, England [20]
Departed from Southampton, England on the steamship Largs Bay and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 10 June 1932 [338]
Her address following her arrival was with her sister Mrs Mary J. SANKSON on Matheson Road in the Perth suburb of Applecross [338]
Married "Harry" Henry BARWISE in Perth in 1946 [66]
She may have known her husband as a child, as he was also from Cleator in Cumberland, England [20] [21]
Her husband had been one of the chief mourners at the funeral of her brother-in-law Fred SANKSON in Perth 1930 [225: 27-Mar-1930]
Following their marriage she returned with her husband to Koobabbie Farm in Coorow on 20 July 1946 [P363]
Resided with her husband in one of the married couple cottages on Koobabbie Farm from 1946 until her husband's death in 1956 [P363]
She was a good cook and kept their cottage spotless, along with a productive winter vegetables garden and a neat flower garden [P363]
Following her husband's death she left Coorow and shifted to 128 Matheson Road in the Perth suburb of Applecross [1]
Died 4 July 1958 in the Perth suburb of Applecross; buried at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah (Row F, Plot 4) [1] [14]
Photograph is of she and her husband, taken on Koobabbie Farm in Coorow, courtesy of the RUDDUCK family [P363]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Agnes Steele / Barwise' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2024 from [reference list]

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