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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Anne Hughston MURDOCH / VANZETTI

Born 20 April 1916 in Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia [120: 5-May-1916]
Daughter of Walter Logie Forbes MURDOCH and Violet Catherine HOUGHSTON [120: 5-May-1916] [200]
Married "Guy" Ferruccio Guido VANZETTI in Perth in 1942 [66]
Resided in Marchagee for at least the years 1943-1986 [19]
Member of East Marchagee Tennis Club in 1947 and 1948 [5: 14-Nov-1947, 11-Nov-1948]
In 1948 the Carnamah District Road Board gave her use of the Marchagee Hall for her free Folk Dancing lessons [5: 29-Jul-1948]
Along with her family spent a holiday staying with her sister Catherine in the Perth suburb of Claremont in March 1954 [120: 18-Mar-1954]
Member of the Coorow Repertory Club [P8]
For many years organised the Save the Children Fund in Coorow and was presented with a Life Membership Certificate in 2008 [P147]
Mother of Adrian, Julian, Susan, Peter, Charles and David [138]
Died 16 March 2011 at the Moora District Hospital; buried Moora Public Cemetery (Common Ground East, Plot 133) [116]


From The Western Mail newspaper, Friday 5 May 1916:
Birth
"MURDOCH. - On April 20, at Stromness, Cottesloe Beach, the wife of Professor Murdoch – a daughter."


From The West Australian newspaper, Thursday 23 July 1942:
Engagement
"Anne, younger daughter of Professor and Mrs W. Murdoch, of South Perth, to Guy, younger son of Mr and Mrs F. Vanzetti, of Marchagee."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Anne Hughston Murdoch / Vanzetti' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/anne-hughston-murdoch [reference list]




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