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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Elizabeth SCOTT / IRONSIDE

Born 2 February 1883 in Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland [28]
Daughter of George SCOTT and Elizabeth SCOTT [28]
Initially resided with her parents at Rosewell in Lasswade, where she was born at the time of 7:30 a.m. [28]
Her father worked in the coal trade, variously as a Coal Pit Labourer, Horse-Keeper at a Coal Mine and as a Coalminer [20]
In 1891 was living with her parents and brothers William, David and George in Mid Calder, Midlothian, Scotland [20]
Later worked as a Domestic Servant; prior to her marriage she was living in Craigmillar in Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland [28]
Married Robert Ross IRONSIDE on 23 November 1904 at Hope Park Halls in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland [28]
Witnesses of their marriage were David HUTCHISON and Nettie Bain Gow WRIGHT [28]
Along with her husband departed London, England on the Otway and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 7 March 1911 [70]
Resided with her husband and son within the Railway Station yards in Carnamah 1911-1914 [19] [7: pages 85 & 143]
Resided with her husband in Mogumber, Mingenew, Midland Junction, Coorow, Arrino, Three Springs, Watheroo and Mingenew [--]
On 21 June 1915 gave birth to a son, George Scott IRONSIDE, in Dongara [166]
Hosted a Ball at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on New Year's Eve 31 December 1918 [10: 10-Jan-1919]
The Ball, which went until daylight the next day, was jointly hosted by herself, her husband, and Tom and Johanna BERRIGAN [10]
Attended May BERRIGAN's 21st Birthday held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday 12 September 1919 [9: 19-Sep-1919]
Awarded 1st prize for a Pound Cake and 2nd for Hen's Eggs at the Three Springs Day on Thursday 25 September 1919 [10: 3-Oct-1919]
Donated tea and scones for the Luncheon Booth at the Picnic Race Meeting in Three Springs on Saint Patrick's Day in 1920 [124]
Won the Ladies Prize at the Euchre Party & Basket Social held in Three Springs on Wednesday 22 June 1921 [10: 1-Jul-1921]
Along with her husband and sons left Three Springs in mid 1921 following her husband's transfer to Watheroo [10: 24-Jun-1921]
Prior to their departure herself and her husband were presented with a cheque from the residents of Three Springs [10: 1-Jul-1921]
Helped with and attended the wedding of Robert A. CALDOW and May I. BYRNE in Three Springs on 5 October 1921 [9: 21-Oct-1921]
Resided with her husband in Mingenew from 1927 until at least 1943 [4: 28-May-1927] [19]
Attended the wedding of Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN at the Carnamah Hall on 28 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Foundation Vice President of the Mingenew-Yandanooka branch of the Country Women's Association in 1929 [101: page 106]
At her home in Mingenew she hosted a surprise birthday party for Miss Violet J. SHARMAN on Friday 22 March 1929 [4: 30-Mar-1929]
Attended the evening ball following the Three Springs Races on 11 April 1929 in a dress of oriental crepe de chine [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Attended the surprise party tendered to Mrs J. J. SAGGERS in Mingenew in late May 1929 [4: 1-Jun-1929]
Herself, her husband and their son George attended the Centenary Carnival Dance in Mingenew on 12 September 1929 [4: 21-Sep-1929]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
Wore oriental crepe de soi with black trimmings to the Mingenew-Yandanooka Race Club's Boxing Day Ball in 1929 [86: 4-Jan-1930]
Member of the Mingenew Girls Club - was President in 1930 [4: 6-Dec-1930]
In September 1930 attended the Mingenew Polo Club's Ball gowned in black crepe de chine with red shoulder spray [4: 27-Sep-1930]
Member of the Mingenew Golf Club 1934-1936 [5: 25-May-1934, 21-Jun-1935, 5-Jun-1936]
Attended the Mingenew Agricultural Society's Show Ball in September 1938 in a dress of black georgette and lace [4: 1-Oct-1938]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of Mrs Mary J. STEPHEN of Arrino at the Mingenew Cemetery on 15 August 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Resident of Wembley WA in 1952; of Mandurah WA in 1954 [2] [4: 3-May-1952]
Mother of James and George Scott IRONSIDE [--] [166]
Died 8 September 1954; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Rose Gardens, Niche Wall, WM) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elizabeth Scott / Ironside' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/elizabeth-scott [sources]




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