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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Beatrice Mary STEPHENS / WILLIAMS

Born 1880 in Moonta Mines, South Australia [5: 12-Jun-1936]
Daughter of John STEPHENS and Emma TONKIN [P462]
Her mother and two half-brothers Edwin and Harry TAMBLYN had migrated from Cornwall, England to South Australia in 1865 [P462]
Married "Bob" Arthur Harvey WILLIAMS in 1902 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia [15]
She gave birth to their daughter Mona Irene on 12 May 1904 at Moonta Mines in South Australia [55]
Within a year they had returned to Western Australia, where their daughter Mona passed away at the age of nine months [15]
Resided with her husband on Gauntley Farm in Waddy Forest / Latham 1911-1944 [5] [19] [61] [375]
0BV was her registered horse and cattle firebrand in 1924, while her husband had a second brand of O5W [80: 28-Oct-1925]
Won 1st prizes for Plain Scones and Pickles at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 8 September 1932 [5: 16-Sep-1932]
Travelled from Coorow to Perth on Sunday 30 September 1934 and on the following Tuesday left for Melbourne by train [5: 5-Oct-1934]
Returned to Coorow on 3 March 1935 after a holiday with her husband, daughter and son-in-law in the South West [5: 8-Mar-1935]
Along with her husband and daughter Mrs Mora CHAPMAN travelled from Waddy Forest to Perth on 3 October 1935 [5: 11-Oct-1935]
During March 1936 she was in Perth receiving medical treatment [5: 13-Mar-1936]
Her birthday was celebrated with 25 guests at their home on Gauntley Farm on Saturday 6 June 1936 [5: 12-Jun-1936]
Won 1st prize for Brown Bread at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show at Maley Park, Coorow on 3 September 1936 [5: 11-Sep-1936]
In 1949 she was living at 14 Aberdeen Street in Perth and was working as a caretaker [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mosman Park [2]
Mother of Mona [55], Mora, Harvey, Herbert and Mervyn [375]
Died 20 August 1962; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, FC, 51) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Beatrice Mary Stephens / Williams' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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