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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Rosie" Elva Rose Elizabeth TAMBLYN / BOYS

Born 1909 in Long Gully, Victoria, Australia [54]
Daughter of Harry TAMBLYN and Elizabeth Ellen OAKEY [54]
Resided with her parents on Oakblyn Farm in Latham, Western Australia [19] [152]
Won 1st for Collection of Wildflowers by an individual under 15 at the 2nd Annual Agricultural Show in Perenjori in 1918 [86: 5-Oct-1918]
In 1920 she and her brothers Arthur and Gordon boarded with Mrs Annie M. BATTERSBY on Wattle Vale Farm in Coorow [215]
Student at the Coorow State School from a room of Coorow House on Victoria Location 385 Coorow in 1920 [215]
Married "Charlie" Charles BOYS in Perth in 1926 [66]
They resided in Winchester, where her husband helped his brother run the general store and later worked as a wheat lumper [P462]
In 1931 they were living on Albany Road in Cannington [50]
They shifted to Carnarvon in 1933 and later to Drummond's Cove in Geraldton [P462]
Later still they shifted to property on Green Street in Geraldton [P462]
Mother of William, George, Alma, Shirley, Marie and Dorothy [P462]
Died 29 August 1948; buried at the Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia [26]
Some years after her death their land on Green Street was sold, subdivided and street names requested for the eastern side [P462]
After three potential names were submitted her maiden surname of Tamblyn was chosen [P462]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elva Rose Elizabeth Tamblyn / Boys' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 February 2024 from [reference list]

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