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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Edie" Edith Mary MACPHERSON / MULBERRY

Born 1888 in Greenough, Western Australia [119]
Daughter of "Jock" John MACPHERSON and "Annie" Ann CONNOLLY [15]
Her grandparents and their children, including her father, had settled in what became the Carnamah district in 1868 [120: 9-Jan-1930]
She was baptised by Rev J. E. HARSTON, the Church of England rector in Dongara, on 20 May 1888 [332]
She was living in Carnamah in 1899 when she wrote a letter to the Aunt Mary column of The Western Mail newspaper [120: 31-Mar-1899]
     In her letter she wrote of herself and visitor Lucy C. ROBERTS playing with their dolls and with white kittens that they dressed up [120]
     Her letter implies that she was living permanently in Carnamah at the time, which was in March 1899 [120: 31-Mar-1899]
     It's not known if her parents were also in Carnamah or if perhaps she was living with her uncles and aunts at Carnamah House [--]
     Donated 2/6 to the fund being raised for orphanages in 1899 through her aunt Elizabeth MACPHERSON of Carnamah [39: 5-Dec-1899]
In 1910 she was living with her parents on Gingin Road in the Perth suburb of Middle Swan [50]
Married William Charles MULBERRY in Middle Swan on 29 October 1924 [81: 16-Nov-1924]
     Her husband worked as a Salesman and Bookmaker [50]
     They resided at 186 Grosvenor Road in North Perth in 1925 [50] and at 160 Vincent Street in North Perth 1926-1931 [6]
     Resided at 109 Glendower Street, North Perth in 1931 [50] and 63 Ascot Road in the Perth suburb of Rivervale in 1935 and 1936[6]
     Resided at 194 Marine Parade in the coastal Perth suburb of Cottesloe from 1936 until at least 1954 [50]
Died 17 March 1969 in Perth [119]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edith Mary Macpherson / Mulberry' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edith-mary-macpherson [sources]




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