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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Mrs Christine FINLAYSON

Resided with her husband Campbell in Williamson Street, Three Springs 1925-1929 [19]
She had visited three continents and stayed in New Zealand, however found Western Australia had the finest climate [4: 2-Jun-1928]
The Irwin Index newspaper reported on the remarkable results she had obtained in growing ornamental trees in Three Springs [4]
Among the trees were Sugar Gums (some of which were ten feet high after two years), Cypress Hedge and Geraldton Wax [4: 2-Jun-1928]
In 1928 herself and Mrs Catherine WALLACE organised an art union to obtain art for the proposed new local hospital [4: 2-Jun-1928]
Attended the wedding of Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN at the Carnamah Hall on 28 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Won 1st prizes for collections of Fancy Work and Crochet at the first annual Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1928 [4: 20-Sep-1928]
In late March 1929 it was reported that she was a patient at the Three Springs Hospital [4: 30-Mar-1929]
Donor at the Gift Evening held for the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs on Wednesday 1 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
By 1931 they were living in Koolanooka [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mrs Christine Finlayson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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