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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ted" Edmund Oxford RIDLEY

Born 3 February 1912 in Moora, Western Australia [16]
Son of Amed George RIDLEY and Elizabeth Emma KEMPTON [15]
Resided with his parents on Oxford Dale Farm in Coomberdale [61]
Farmhand in Waddy Forest for George A. MANNING and later a mechanic in Coorow [P84]
Member of the Coorow Tennis Club - was Vice Captain in 1932-33 [5: 14-Oct-1932]
Sister of Evelyn RIDLEY and "Pat" Charlotte RIDLEY, who both resided and worked in Waddy Forest [P84]
For a number of years resided in the Perth suburb of Guildford where he had a large and successful mechanical garage [P84]
In 1935 in Perth he married "Biddy" Frances Jean WELLS, who'd previously managed her brother's General Store in Latham [66] [ P84]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Morley [2] [16]
Died 18 July 1986; ashes interred Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA (Banksia Court, Memorial Garden, L2B, 29) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edmund Oxford Ridley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edmund-oxford-ridley [sources]




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