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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Edna Burns GRIMM / FOWLER

Born 3 October 1908 [P235]
Daughter of Ernest Burns GRIMM and Allison Major BURTON [P23]
Through her childhood resided with her parents at 35 Samson Street and then at 76 Samson Street in East Perth [P235]
Educated at the East Perth School and learnt music at a nearby convent before working as a dressmaker [P235]
Married "Harold" Hubert Harold Spencer FOWLER in Perth on 21 July 1928 [P23]
Resided on Fairview Farm in Winchester 1928-1957 [P23]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1932 [5: 9-Sep-1932]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of pink georgette [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Attended the Farewell Social for George & Ester MULLIGAN at Marathon Farm in Winchester on Thursday 25 June 1936 [5: 3-Jul-1936]
Her sisters May and Edith were married to Herbie and Charlie NINEHAM and resided on farms at Billeroo, East Winchester [P23]
During January 1937 herself, her husband and their children holidayed in Perth[5: 22-Jan-1937]
Resided on Fairview Farm in Winchester until 1957 when herself and her husband retired to Perth [P23]
Resided at 19 Renwick Street in South Perth from 1957 until C.1995 [P235]
Spent twelve months at Waminda Hostel in the Perth suburb of Bentley, and then moved to Ningana Nursing Home [P235]
Resided at Swan Cottage Ningana Nursing Home at 73 Jarrah Road in the Perth suburb of Bentley, where she passed away [P235]
Mother of George, Cecil, Winnie and Dulice [P23]
Died 12 December 1997; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (MC Section, Niche Wall, W2, 71) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edna Burns Grimm / Fowler ' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 May 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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