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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Elizabeth Grace POOLE / DAVIES

Born 1893 in Greenough, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of John POOLE and Charlotte SMITH [15]
Prior to getting married she resided in Dongara [5: 14-Feb-1936]
Married Edwin DAVIES in 1918 [66]
Resided with her husband in Three Springs from 1921 until her death in 1936 [19] [24]
Awarded 2nd prize for a Piece at Crochet Work at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on 13 September 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
In August 1935 obtained permission from the Three Springs Road Board to erect a cyclone fence outside her home [5: 16-Aug-1935]
Won 2nd prize for a Piece of Crochet Work at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
In late 1935 the Three Springs Road Board concrete curbed the road near her house in Slaughter Street, Three Springs [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Passed away at the age of 42 years at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [5: 14-Feb-1936]
Died 8 February 1936; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 27) [24]

From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 14 February 1936:
Obituary - The Late Mrs E. G. Davies
"The death occurred at 1.30 a.m. on Saturday, February 8 at the Three Springs hospital when Mrs Elizabeth Davies passed away. The late Mrs Davies, who was 42 years of age, was formerly Miss Poole of Dongara. She has been a resident of Three Springs for some number of years where her husband (Mr. E. Davies) is employed by the Midland Railway Co. Deceased has suffered ill health for a number of years and her demise was not altogether unexpected. She leaves a husband and two children to mourn their sad loss. Mr. E. Anthony of Arrino, (in the absence of the Rev. A. J. Toomey) performed the last rites."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elizabeth Grace Poole / Davies' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 December 2019 from  [ sources ]

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