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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Elsie" Edith Elsie WOODTHORPE / WALLIS / NOBLE / CRITCH / HOW

Born 1892 in Colchester, Essex, England [20] [21]
Daughter of builder's foreman George WOODTHORPE and Edith Eleanor Marion CANT [20] [21]
She was one of three children with much younger sisters Gladys Irene and Sybil Noreen Evelyn [20]
In 1911 she was a dressmaker and was living with her parents and sisters at 62 McKean Road in Oldbury, Staffordshire, England [20]
At the age of 19 she departed London, England on the steamship Australind on 30 March 1912 bound for Western Australia [203]
The ship's rudder broke during the voyage but continued and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 18 May 1912 [204] [225: 1-Mar-1912]
Married (1) Frederick Arusby WALLIS in Perth in 1912 [66]
Her first husband, late of the Perth suburb of Belmont, passed away at the age of 36 years on 16 August 1925 [2]
Married (2) Arthur John NOBLE in Perth in 1926 [66]
Her second husband, late of Wagin, died aged 44 on 19 February 1930 [2]
Married (3) Leo Joseph CRITCH in Perth in 1931 [66] [145]
Resided with her third husband at Lot 33 in the Winchester townsite during the 1930s [3] [19]
Towards the end of June 1934 herself and her son travelled to Perth for a short visit [5: 29-Jun-1934]
Her third husband passed away suddenly at Chidlow on 23 August 1948, aged 57 years [39: 25-Aug-1948]
Married (4) Harold Ernest HOW in Perth in 1950 [66]
Her fourth husband passed away at the age of 62 years in 1954 and for the fourth time she was a widow [2]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [2]
Died 1 January 1969; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, IC, 309) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edith Elsie Woodthorpe / Wallis / Noble / Critch / How' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 11 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edith-elsie-woodthorpe  [ sources ]




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