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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Edith POOLE

Born 1889 in Elberton, Gloucestershire, England [20] [21]
Daughter of George Nicholas POOLE and Mary ENGLAND [20] [21]
In 1891 was living with her parents and sister Sarah in Elberton, Gloucestershire where her father was a grocer and farmer [20]
In 1901 was resident in Elberton Village with her parents, sister Margaret, and brothers Thomas, Frank and William [20]
Departed London, England on the steamship Orsova and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 18 February 1915 [70]
Married "Frank" Francis William LONG in Perth in 1916 [66]
Resided on Elberton Farm in Winchester with her husband, parents and brothers Tom and Frank 1925-1933 [7: page 164] [19]
Her husband was a partner in the farm along with his father and brothers - trading as "Poole, Sons & Long" [27]
Assisted by way of donation or help with the Carnamah Boy Scouts camp held in Carnamah in early September 1932 [5: 9-Sep-1932]
Her husband left the partnership for the farm in Winchester on 1 April 1933 with her father and brothers continuing with the farm [39]
After leaving Winchester she and her husband spent two years in Lowden, where he worked as a Painter [50] [435: 22-Sep-1949]
In about 1935 they shifted to Donnybrook, where her husband worked as a Builder & Contractor [50] [435: 22-Sep-1949]
Won 1st for Iceland Poppies and Vase of Roses and 2nd for Collection of Cut Flowers at the Donnybrook Show in 1946 [39: 18-Nov-1946]
She served on the Preston Road Board in Donnybrook from 1951 to 1957 [P237]
Died 7 July 1968; buried at the Donnybrook Cemetery in Donnybrook, Western Australia (Anglican, A, 92) [138] [228]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edith Poole' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 January 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edith-poole [sources]




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