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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"May" Florence May GRIMM / NINEHAM

Born 16 October 1899 [204]
Daughter of Ernest Burns GRIMM and Allison Major BURTON [P23]
Married "Charlie" Arthur Charles NINEHAM in Perth in 1928 [66]
Resided with her husband on he and his brother's farm in Carnamah from 1928 [19] to 1940 [P244]
Her sister Miss Edith L. GRIMM spent a holiday in Carnamah in early November 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Along with her husband and daughter travelled from Carnamah to Perth on Thursday 12 March 1936 [5: 13-Mar-1936]
     Departed Fremantle, Western Australia on the Hobsons Bayon Saturday 21 March 1936 for an extended holiday in England [5]
     Arrived on the steamship Hobsons Bay in Southampton, England on 20 April 1936 and then proceeded to Corfe Castle, Dorset [204]
     They departed London, England on the steamship Orontes and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 27 October 1936 [63]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
In 1940 she and her husband left Carnamah and shifted to the Perth suburb of East Cannington [P244]
She was one of 50 West Australians who signed the visitors' book at Savoy House in London during October 1951 [39: 24-Nov-1951]
She and her husband departed Fremantle on the steamship Strathnaver and arrived in London, England on 8 April 1958 [204]
     They stayed in England for six months during which time their address was Hosbury near Marlborough in Wiltshire, England [204]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Melville [2]
Mother of Edith [P244]
Died 4 August 1982; ashes interred Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Niche Wall, D, 43) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Florence May Grimm / Nineham' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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