Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 15 April 1886 in Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland [20] [28]
Daughter of "Bob" Robert Clark FORRESTER and "Effie" Euphemia KING [28]
She was born at Denend Colliery, where her father worked, and was named after her maternal grandmother Euphemia BOGIE [28]
Resided with her parents for a number of years at Craig Villa in Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland [20] [28]
In 1911 she was a Needle Work Teacher  at the Girls Reformatory & House of Refuge for Young Female Delinquents in Edinburgh [20]
She was working as a School Teacher and living at 6 Old Glasgow Road in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1914 [28]
Married Arthur Latham BARRATT on 19 December 1914 at the Church of Scotland in Uddingston [28]
Witnesses to their marriage were Kathleen M. BARRETT and her brother James K. FORRESTER [28]
She remained in Scotland when four months after her wedding her parents, brother James and sister Christina left for Australia [P1]
After their arrival in Western Australia her father and brother purchased a Ready-Made Farm in Carnamah [34]
In 1921 she and her husband, a Customs Excise Officer, were living at 32 Mungalhead Road in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland [20]
Later resided for many years in Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, Scotland [203]
She departed London, England on the steamship Osterley on 16 March 1929 to spend six months visiting her family in Australia [203]
The Osterley was the very same ship that her parents, brother and sister had travelled on when they immigrated 14 years earlier [P1]
Arrived in Carnamah in late June 1929 to spend an extended holiday of a number of months with her parents [4: 29-Jun-1929]
She left Carnamah by train on Thursday 19 September 1929 and proceeded to Perth where she spent five days [4: 21-Sep-1929]
Departed Fremantle, Western Australia on the steamship Orama on her way back to Scotland on 23 September 1929 [4: 21-Sep-1929]
In 1956 she and her husband, who was at that time retired, resided at 14 Falkirk Road in Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, Scotland [203]
They departed from London, England on the steamship Iberia on 14 March 1956 to visit family in Western Australia [203] [P300]
During their visit in 1956 they stayed with her brother in Perth [P300]
Her husband passed away at home at the age of 67 years on 10 June 1960 at 14 Falkirk Road in Bonnybridge [28]
Died 4 December 1963 at 14 Falkirk Road in Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, Scotland [28]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Euphemia Bogie Forrester / Barratt' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 February 2024 from [reference list]

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