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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Lena" Elizabeth Elena CHRISTIE / WILDING

Born 1 September 1891 in Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland [28]
Daughter of tobacco manufacturer Henry Duncan CHRISTIE and Jane Hewit LAWSON[28]
She was one of the witnesses of her brother Randolph's marriage to Rosa E. M. FELTON in Edinburgh, Scotland on 2 June 1914 [28]
Her brother Randolph made arrangements to purchase a "Ready Made Farm" in Carnamah, Western Australia [34]
With her brothers Randolph and Duncan, sister-in-law Rosa and James B. GREIG left Scotland en route for Western Australia [195]
They departed Liverpool, England on the Medic on 27 June 1914 and arrived in Albany, Western Australia in early August [34] [195]
During their voyage on the Medic a Fancy Dress Ball was held, which she attended as a Cowgirl wearing riding trousers and boots [195]
After their arrival they travelled by train from Albany to Perth on 4 August 1914, and then onto Carnamah [195]
Resided on her brother Randolph's Felton Mains Farm in Carnamah, Western Australia from August to November of 1914 [195]
Left Carnamah by train on Wednesday 25 November 1914 and shifted with her brother Randolph to his farm in Serpentine [195]
Resided on her brother Randolph's Lucerne Farm in Serpentine, Western Australia [195]
Later resided at Spring Hill near Spencers Brook in the Northam district [30: item 3247540]
Married Thomas Henry WILDING in Perth in 1918 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland at Mokine in the Northam district [30: item 3247540] [50]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elizabeth Elena Christie / Wilding' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from [reference list]

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