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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Alma Alice JONES / ROBINSON

Born 1874 in Swan, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of William Frederick JONES and Sarah Ann TELFORD [15]
Married Thomas ROBINSON in Middle Swan in 1893 [15]
Their eldest son Wilfred served with the Australian Imperial Force's 27th Battalion and died of wounds in France on 7 May 1917 [30]
Resided with her husband and sons Les and Harold on Belvoir Farm (Lot M1614) in Carnamah 1927-1939 [5: 13-Jan-1939] [19]
Won 1st prize for Wheaten Meal Cookery in the Confectionary section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Mother of Wilfred Norman, Leslie Thomas and Harold Roy [15]
Died 8 January 1939 in Midland Junction WA; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, GA, 207) [2] [5: 13-Jan-1939]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 13 January 1939:
"The Late Mrs. Alma Robinson. It is with extreme regret that we record the death of Mrs. T. Robinson of "Belvoir," Carnamah, who passed away on Sunday at Midland Junction. The late Mrs. Robinson, who was aged 64 years, has not enjoyed the best of health for some time and the news of her demise, although sudden, was not altogether unexpected. A husband and two sons, Harold and Leslie, are left to mourn their loss. One son, Wilfred, predeceased her, being killed in action. The funeral took place on Monday afternoon, the place of interment being the Karrakatta Cemetery."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alma Alice Jones / Robinson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 September 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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