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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Gwen" Gwendolyn Eva PLUNKETT / LOCKWOOD

Born 17 June 1925 in Wickepin, Western Australia [P40]
Daughter of "Maurie" Maurice PLUNKETT and Barbara Katie FARNSWORTH [P264]
Shifted with parents from Mullewa to Carnamah during March 1936 [P40]
Resided in Carnamah with her parents 1936-1939 [P40]
Student at the Carnamah State School [P40]
Won a 1st prize for Writing and 2nd prizes for Mapping and Crayon Drawing at the 1936 Carnamah Agricultural Show [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 November 1936 as "Irish Gentry" [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Worked in her parents "Excelsior Fruit, Tea and Dining Rooms" in Macpherson Street, Carnamah [P264]
Along with her parents left Carnamah in 1939 and after a brief residence in Perth shifted to Laverton [P40]
During the war shifted with her mother from Laverton to the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn [P40]
Married "Ron" Ronald George LOCKWOOD formerly of Carnamah in Perth on 1 June 1946 [P40]
They resided for many years in the Perth suburb of Mount Pleasant before shifting to South Australia [P40]
Mother of Margaret, Sue, Barbara, Des, Ron, Kerry, Debbie, Barry and Kim [P40]
Died 11 October 1997 in McLaren Vale, South Australia; buried Centennial Park, Adelaide, South Australia (General J, 44, 3686) [P40]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gwendolyn Eva Plunkett / Lockwood' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 30 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/gwendolyn-eva-plunkett [sources]




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