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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Eva Harriett BROWN / FARLEY

Born C.1870
Married Philip FARLEY in 1887 in Bengal, India [171]
Departed Calcutta, India with Philip and children on the Hymettus and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 26 April 1911 [70]
Resided with her husband and children on Dartmouth Farm in Coorow 1912-1925 [19] [27] [215]
Attended the Coorow Football Club's Annual Sports Day held in Coorow on 30 September 1913 [9: 10-Oct-1913]
     She won the Ladies' Nomination Race with her nominee and local farmer Ernest A. LONG running on her behalf as her nominee [9]
Organised a Welcome Home for her son James FARLEY at their home in Coorow on Thursday 10 July 1919 [10: 18-Jul-1919]
     Assisted by helpers she decorated the room with his battalion colours, and borrowed a piano from Mrs Lillian E. MCNAMARA [10]
     The evening was reported to have been "the best and brightest function yet head in that old established place Coorow" [10]
     A large crowd from Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs attended, many of whom travelled boggy roads to be present [10]
Donated pan turkeys for the Luncheon Booth at the Picnic Race Meeting in Three Springs on Saint Patrick's Day 17 March 1920 [124]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Fremantle [2]
Died 14 November 1936; buried Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Anglican, A5, 205) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eva Harriett Brown / Farley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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