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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Mary" Ellen Mary LEWIS / TUNBRIDGE

Born 1913 [19]
Daughter of Robert Charles LEWIS and Mary Ann Louisa MEDHURST [P2]
Resided with her parents and siblings on Petan Farm in Winchester 1917-1918 and on Hillside Farm in Gunyidi 1919-1922 [50]
Resided with her parents and siblings on William B. MITCHELL's farm in Dudawa, East Arrino 1922-1929 [6] [19] [P2]
She was badly hurt after falling from a horse in Irwin in early January 1930, and was conveyed to the Geraldton Hospital [4: 11-Jan-1930]
Secured employment assisting Mrs Irene TUNBRIDGE with household duties and her four children [P2]
Following Irene TUNBRIDGE's death in late 1930 continued to look after her children for their father, Arthur H. TUNBRIDGE [P2]
After a short time away she returned to Arrino on Saturday 2 June 1934 [5: 8-Jun-1934]
Married Arthur Hawken TUNBRIDGE in 1934 [66]
Resided her husband, stepchildren and children in a house next to the general store in Arrino and then on a farm in Three Springs [P2]
Returned to Arrino with her small daughter Evelyn Anne on Tuesday 16 April 1935[5: 19-Apr-1935]
Attended the funeral of Arrino resident Mrs Ellen DEE at the Three Springs Cemetery on 16 August 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Innaloo [2]
Died 6 January 2002; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZK, 434)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ellen Mary Lewis / Tunbridge' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 July 2022 from [reference list]

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