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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Eileen Elizabeth WATERHOUSE / ANDREWS

Born 18 January 1897 in Fremantle, Western Australia [P198]
Daughter of Thomas WATERHOUSE and Annie RANKIN [15]
Grew up in the Perth suburbs of Cottesloe and Fremantle [P198]
Resided in Carnamah with her mother and stepfather "Jack" Peter John LYNCH 1923-1925 [19]
Signed the petition in February 1923 for the Irwin Licensing Court to grant a hotel license for Carnamah [10: 9-Mar-1923]
Won the Ladies Hack in the Horse Events at the Annual Show & Sports Carnival in Carnamah on 20 September 1923 [86: 4-Oct-1923]
Attended the Carnamah Race Club's Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 10 April 1924 in a dress of vieux rose crepe de chene [10: 24-Apr-1924]
By 1929 was working as a Domestic Employee at the BROWN family's Hostel Carnamah at 13-15 Caron Street, Carnamah [19]
Attended her mother and stepfather's farewell from Carnamah at the home of Roger & Margaret CLARK on 6 April 1929 [4: 13-Apr-1929]
On Saturday 11 May 1929 attended the surprise party tendered to Mrs Ida B. CROSSING at Ida's home in Carnamah [4: 25-May-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Ball on 18 May 1929 in a deep cream lace frock with pink shoulder flower [4: 25-May-1929]
She was very keen on horse riding and owned a retired racehorse named Glengarry[P198]
Through horse-riding in Carnamah she met local butcher Ernest Charles ANDREWS[P198]
Married Ernest Charles ANDREWS at the Methodist Church in the Perth suburb of South Fremantle on 14 August 1929 [P198]
Resided with her husband and later daughter in a house just west of the Carnamah townsite [P198]
Among her good friends in Carnamah were the PARKIN family and the NIVEN family[P198]
Attended the Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 3 October 1929 in a saxe crepe de chine dress [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the evening Ball after the Carnamah Races on Thursday 2 October 1930 in a dress of blue crepe de chine [4: 18-Oct-1930]
While herself, her husband and daughter were in Perth on 24 March 1931 their house in Carnamah was destroyed by fire [4: 28-Mar-1931]
After the fire they resided in quarters her husband had built behind his butcher's shop at 14 Macpherson Street, Carnamah [P198]
She was very sad about the house burning down, and would sometimes visit the site of where their house had stood [P198]
When she visited the house site she would pick up little bits of things and pieces of china and cry [P198]
In July 1932 their friends Mrs S. RANKEN and Miss I. MEDCALF spent a holiday staying with them in Carnamah [5: 15-Jul-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of black georgette [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Herself and her husband travelled to Perth to attend the Perth Royal Show during the first week of October 1932 [5: 7-Oct-1932]
Returned to Carnamah on Sunday 28 February 1934 after spending a five week holiday in Perth [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Wore apricot silk georgette to the Show Ball held after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Herself, her husband and their daughter were among those who visited Perth during the Easter holidays in April 1936 [5: 17-Apr-1936]
Miss Ina METCALFE, of Attwood Motors Ltd in Perth, spent a few days staying with her in Carnamah in May 1936 [5: 8-May-1936]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of Mrs Florence PRICE of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 1 September 1936 [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in shell pink novelty crepe [5: 18-Sep-1936]
After holidaying in South Coogee she returned to Carnamah on Saturday night 22 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Her niece Miss S. ANDERSON holidayed with them in Carnamah in late May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
On 6 November 1937 through Three Springs auctioneer A. R. BARR sold all of her household furniture and effects [0: image 03705]
Left the Carnamah district on 6 November 1937 [0: image 03703]
Herself and her husband briefly shifted to Bowgada before moving to the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [0: image 02882 & 02885]
Along with her husband their daughter travelled to England for an extended holiday [P198]
In her husband's passport she was described as 5 feet 6 ½ inches tall with grey eyes and brown hair [P198]
On their return departed London, England on the Stratheden and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 4 October 1938 [63]
Resided 41 Egina Street in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn 1938-1930, and in Waroona in 1940 and 1941 [6]
They resided at 12 Marine Parade in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe for at least the years 1944-1949 [6]
Later resided with her husband in Park Street in the Perth suburb of Subiaco[P198]
At the age of 95 years she moved to Juniper Street in the suburb of Willetton to be closer to her daughter [P198]
Resided of late at Sherwin Lodge on Bullcreek Road in the Perth suburb of Rossmoyne [P198]
Mother of Eunice [P198]
Died 22 November 1993; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Congregational, BA, 402) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eileen Elizabeth Waterhouse / Andrews' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/eileen-elizabeth-waterhouse [sources]




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