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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1879 in Frankston, Victoria, Australia [15]
Daughter of George Thomas BENTICK and Sarah Jane ROY [15]
By September 1914 she was living in Three Springs, Western Australia [10: 29-Sep-1914]
Won seven of the eight card games at the Euchre Party & Dance held in Three Springs in early September 1914 [10: 29-Sep-1914]
Barmaid at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs in 1915 [50]
Married David TODD in Perth in August 1915 [10: 13-Aug-1915] [66]
Resided with her husband in Three Springs 1915-1933, where her husband worked as a Blacksmith [5: 25-Aug-1933] [19]
When her husband's brother Andrew TODD left Three Springs she purchased his share in their blacksmithing business [154]
Wore a white voile dress and silver band in her hair to the Plain & Fancy Dress Ball in Three Springs on 19 July 1916 [39: 31-Jul-1916]
Attended May BERRIGAN's 21st Birthday held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday 12 September 1919 [9: 19-Sep-1919]
In the 1923-24 financial year she purchased the vacant one acre Lot 112 of Victoria Location 2022 in the Three Springs townsite [44]
Lot 112 was adjacent to land in the townsite owned by her husband and was purchased from Robert PALFREYMAN of Carnamah [44]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the funeral of "Father of Carnamah" Donald MACPHERSON at the Winchester Cemetery on 14 August 1931 [4: 22-Aug-1931]
Attended the Hospital Appeal Grand Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 8 June 1933 in a dress of black silk marocain [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Attended the Card Party held in Three Springs at the home of Mr and Mrs A. E. SAGGERS on Monday 7 August 1933 [5: 11-Aug-1933]
In 1933 shifted with her husband from Three Springs to Coorow, where he continued to work as a Blacksmith [5: 25-Aug-1933]
Purchased Lot 48 in the Coorow townsite from Mrs Geraldine WILLIAMS on 17 September 1934 [469]
Later gave her share in her and her husband's blacksmithing business to her son, it then becoming "D. Todd & Son" [154]
After spending a holiday in Perth she returned to Coorow during the last week of January 1937 [5: 5-Feb-1937]
Accompanied her daughter Olive from Coorow to Perth for medical advice by the evening train on Tuesday 18 October 1938 [4: 22-Oct-1938]
She sold her Lot 48 in the Coorow townsite to Mrs Fraces Ellen SCHNIDER of Coorow on 16 August 1944 [469]
Mother of David, Jessie and Olive [154]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hannah Bentick / Todd' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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