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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Beryl GREGOR / BILLINGHURST

Born 21 November 1917 at Sunbury, Victoria, Australia [P477]
Daughter of Robert M. GREGOR and Elizabeth ROBINSON [P477]
Along with her three brothers and sister she grew up in Sunbury and attended the Sunbury State School [P477]
After leaving school she had housework jobs [P477]
Married "Francis" Henry Francis BILLINGHURST in 1943 in Scot’s Church, Melbourne, Victoria [P477]
Following their marriage she returned with her husband to his home state of Western Australia [P477]
They resided in Cowaramup and then Busselton where her husband farmed [P477]
Following her husband joining the Agriculture Protection Board they lived at 106 Livingstone Street in Perenjori [P477]
After six years in Perenjori her husband was transferred to Coorow, where they lived for six years [P477]
Resided at 6 Bristol Street in Coorow [P477]
Member of the Coorow Repertory Club [P477]
Member of the Coorow Anglican Church Guild [P477]
Member of the Coorow branch of the Country Women's Association (C.W.A.) [P477]
Associate Member of Coorow Bowling Club [P477]
After seven years in Coorow she and her husband left and shifted back to Busselton [P477]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Midland [2]
Mother of Ian, Howard and Linley [P477]
Died on 10 March 2012; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Beryl Gregor / Billinghurst' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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