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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Florence" Annie Florence ROWLES / BARNETT

Born 1892 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Alfred Ambrose ROWLES and Hannah Jane BENHAM [20] [21]
In 1901 and 1911 she was living with her parents and brother Sidney at 9 Bristow Road in Hounslow, Middlesex, England [20]
Her father was self-employed as a Basket Maker in 1901 and in 1911 was working as a Factory Stocker [20]
Married "Harry" Harold BARNETT in Middlesex, England in 1915 [21]
They resided with her husband in England and South Africa [98]
Departed London with her husband and children on the Jervis Bay and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 12 August 1926 [63]
Resided with her husband and children in Cunderdin until 1929 when they shifted to Three Springs [98]
Resided in Three Springs 1929-1936, during at least some of which time her husband worked at the local Co-operative store [5] [19]
Converted to Catholicism, and was baptised by Father Michael LYNCH in Three Springs on 28 October 1929 [91]
The sponsors of her baptism were Mrs Elsie M. SAGGERS and Mrs Frances E. BARNHART, both of Three Springs [91]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1933 [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Attended the Official Opening of the Carnamah Golf Course at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 23 July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Attended the 21st birthday of Gladys BASTIAN at her parents' home in Three Springs on Sunday 22 October 1933 [5: 27-Oct-1933]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
After attending the Royal Show in Perth herself and her husband returned to Three Springs on Sunday 13 October 1935 [5: 18-Oct-1935]
Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of William B. SHERIDAN of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Following her husband's transfer left Three Springs in mid September 1936 and shifted to Corrigin [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social including three plays at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Doubleview [2]
Mother of Peggy and John [98]
Died 26 December 1951; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, LA, 345) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Annie Florence Rowles / Barnett' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 June 2024 from [reference list]

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