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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Dorothy Maud POPE / ARNOLD

Born 1 April 1907 in Handsworth, Stafford, England [P321]
Daughter of William Wallington POPE and Annie Viola JAMES [P314]
Grew up in Nottinghamshire, England where her father worked as a metal refiner and made stained glass windows [P321]
Arrived in Western Australia with her parents in 1913 [P314]
Resided with her parents at their general store in Trayning until about 1925 and then on a sheep station in Carnarvon [P314]
While living in Trayning she had met Doug ARNOLD and when they moved to Carnarvon he moved there as well [P314]
Married "Doug" Douglas ARNOLD in Carnarvon in 1928 [P314]
Resided with her husband and later children in Carnarvon 1928-1941 [P314]
Her husband served in the Australian Army from 1942 until his discharge in 1946[16]
While her husband was in the Army herself and their children resided at 55 Campbell Street in the Perth suburb of South Perth [P321]
During the war she worked at the Dutch Mill Bake House at the end of London Court in Saint George's Terrace in Perth [P321]
Resided with her husband at the Carnamah Hotel at 22 Macpherson Street, Carnamah in 1947 [5: 7-Apr-1947] [6]
During their sojourn in Carnamah her husband was the proprietor of the Carnamah Hotel [6]
Assisted her husband run the Carnamah Hotel by cooking in the kitchen and working in the office [P321]
Left Carnamah in June 1947 and shifted to Nannup [P321]
Resided in Nannup 1947-1950, in Chandler 1950-1951, in Marble Bar 1952-1954 [P314] [P321]
Herself and her husband resided in Queen Street in the Perth suburb of Bayswater from 1954 onwards [P321]
Manager of the Canteen at the premises of G. & R. Wills & Co. Ltd in Perth [P314]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bayswater [2]
Mother of Robert, William, Joan and John [P314]
Died 3 June 2006; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn 2, Niche Wall, W3, 47) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Dorothy Maud Pope / Arnold' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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