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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Edie" Edith Margherita RODWELL / PARSONS

Born 1909 in Kent, England [21]
Daughter of Harry RODWELL and Sarah Jane GARDINER [215]
Initially lived with her parents at 40 Bedford Road in Sidcup, Kent in the south-east of London, England [516]
She was baptised on 27 June 1909 at Christ Church in Sidcup [516]
Departed London, England with her parents on the steamship Armadale on 12 November 1910 for Fremantle, Western Australia [203]
Resided with her parents in Coorow 1911-1914, in Carnamah 1914-1918 and then in Moora [6] [19] [215]
She was listed as a prospective student when her father and others attempted to get the Coorow State School reopened in 1913 [215]
Member of the Carnamah Sunday School in 1914 [7: page 238]
Dressed as a Milkmaid she attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held at the Town Hall in Moora on 15 December 1920 [10: 17-Dec-1920]
Married Thomas Edward PARSONS in 1929 [66], with their engagement having been announced in June the previous year [39: 9-Jun-1928]
Later resided in Corrigin [2]
Died 22 July 1960; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, ZR, 333) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edith Margherita Rodwell / Parsons' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from [reference list]

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