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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Aileen Joyce ATKINSON / O'ROURKE

Born 1928 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Son of "Bill" William ATKINSON and Winifred BRIMBLE [39: 25-Aug-1930]
Her mother died in Geraldton in 1930 and in 1932 her father married Frances West WILLIN [39: 25-Aug-1930] [66]
Resided with her father and stepmother in Geraldton in 1933 and 1934 [5: 30-Mar-1934] [39: 13-Sep-1933]
In March 1934 her father, who worked as a Linesman, was transferred from Geraldton to Carnamah [5: 30-Mar-1934]
Along with his stepmother and siblings arrived in Carnamah to join her father on the night of Tuesday 29 May 1934 [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Resided in Carnamah from 1934 to 1937 [5: 1-Jun-1934, 18-Jun-1937]
Student at the Carnamah State School [5: 13-Sep-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 27 October 1934 as a "Milk Maid" [5: 2-Nov-1934]
Won a 1st prize for Preparatory in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Married William George O'ROURKE in Perth in 1947 [66]
In 1954 was living with her husband, who was working as a Linesman, at 31 Third Avenue in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Aileen Joyce Atkinson / O'Rourke' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/aileen-joyce-atkinson [sources]




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