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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Beulah Emily THOMAS / MURNANE

Born 1891 in Greenough, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of "Frank" Francis Henry Reeves THOMAS and Beulah Emily CRIPPIN [15]
Her grandfather Joseph CRIPPIN had arrived in Western Australia as a convict under the alias of James OSBORNE in 1861 [20] [21] [107]
Married Michael Valmont MURNANE in Perth in 1913 [15]
Resided with her husband at Boyagarra in East Brookton and then in Capel [50]
Later resided with her husband at 252 Rutland Avenue in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [3]
Her brother Frank THOMAS rose to notoriety as "Thomas the Bushranger" in Coorow, Carnamah and along the Midland Railway [P1]
Her father, who had been a long time resident of the Coorow district [19], passed away at the age of 80 years in 1939 [2]
Following her father's death in 1939 she briefly owned his Victoria Locations 682 and 1096 in Coorow [3]
Both were 40 acres, and Victoria Location 682 contained Nabappie Spring while Victoria Location 1096 contained Jun Jun Spring [P17]
During the 1941-42 financial year she appears to have sold both Victoria Locations 685 and 1096 to Ernest A. LONG of Coorow [3]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [2]
Died 13 May 1960; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Seventh Day Adventist, AA, 128) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Beulah Emily Thomas / Murnane' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 May 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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