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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Betty" / "Lizzie" Elizabeth Munro NIVEN

Born 24 October 1900 [P13] in Arrochar, Dunbarton, Scotland [20]
Daughter of Robert NIVEN and Annie MUNRO [20] [28]
Resided with her parents on Ardliesh Farm in Arrochar, Dunbarton, Scotland and later at Tyndrum in Stirling, Scotland [P13]
Arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on the steamship Orvieto with her parents and twelve siblings on 4 August 1914 [P13]
After a short stay in Perth travelled with her parents to their pre-purchased farm in Carnamah [P13]
Resided with her parents on Craigend Farm in Carnamah [P13]
Member of the Carnamah Sunday School in 1914 [7: page 238]
Awarded second prize for a Collection of Cut Blooms at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's 1926 show [9: 15-Oct-1926]
Attended the evening Ball after the Carnamah Races on Thursday 2 October 1930 in a dress of floral silk [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Resided in Carnamah until 1931 [50]
Housekeeper at her sister Margaret's Saint Andrew's Hospital in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [P13]
Attended the funeral of Carnamah farmer John LANG at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth on 24 December 1935 [5: 3-Jan-1936]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bedford [2]
Died 19 May 1972; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Presbyterian, DA, 358) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elizabeth Munro Niven' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 May 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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