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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Dolly" / "Dorothy" Annie Elizabeth BAIGENT / BRADY

Born 29 March 1893 in Guildford, Surrey, England [P56]
Daughter of Samuel Charles BAIGENT and Annie Eliza EGLETON [P56]
In 1901 was living with her parents and siblings William, Samuel, George, John and Matilda at 6 Queen's Road in Guildford [20]
Prior to her marriage she was employed as a Dairyman's Assistant and was living at 26 Queen's Road in Stoke-next-Guildford [30]
Married "Harry" Henry BRADY on 12 April 1919 at the Parish Church in Stoke-next-Guildford, Surrey, England [30: item 3110640]
Departed England with her husband on the steamship Konigen Louise and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia in August 1919 [P56]
Resided with her husband and children in Mingenew before shifting to Winchester[19]
Resided in Winchester with her husband and children from 1928 until 1933 [6] [25]
During the family's residence in Winchester they resided in a house in Choral Street [P217]
Attended the Euchre Party and Dances held in Winchester on 10 August 1929 and 14 September 1929 [4: 17-Aug-1929, 21-Sep-1929]
Won 2nd prize for a "Knitted Article in Wool" at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 18 September 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
In late 1933 shifted with her husband and children from Winchester to Carnamah [25]
They appear to have initially resided in the house on the eight acre Gov Lot 70 on the north west corner of Parker and Inja Streets [3]
Presumably they rented the house at Gov Lot 70 from its owner Walter E. LOCKWOOD [3]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
On 31 January 1935 she purchased an eight acre block of land just out of the Carnamah townsite (Gov Lot 69) [3]
Had a house erected on the block, which was on a hill and resided there the remainder of her life [P71]
The name of their house or property in Carnamah was Ravenscroft [39: 2-Jul-1938]
While crossing the railway line in Carnamah one night in early May 1935 she tripped and fractured her wrist [5: 10-May-1935]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Parents & Citizens Association in 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Attended the Show Ball held after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 in "silver grey with sequins" [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Winner of Euchre at the Carnamah Parents & Citizens Association's Card Evening on Thursday 17 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Won 1st prize for Wildflowers in the Flower section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 10 September 1936 [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Sang a song to the crowd of over 300 at the Community Concert at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday 11 August 1937 [5: 13-Aug-1937]
Resided in Carnamah until her death in 1964 [24]
Passed away at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs at the age of 71 years [24]
Mother of Maisie, Pearl, Donald, Dorothy and Bernice [95]
Died 14 June 1964; buried Three Springs General Cemetery in Three Springs, Western Australia (Anglican, Row 3, Plot 78) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Annie Elizabeth Baigent / Brady' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/annie-elizabeth-baigent [sources]




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