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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Helen Louise AYLWIN / KNIGHT

Born 1862 in Lewes, Sussex, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Benjamin AYLWIN and Eleanor Ann WHEELER [20] [21]
In 1871 was living with her parents and sisters Lyida, Edith, Mabel and Kate at Frogmore Mill in East Meon, Hampshire, England [20]
Her father was, in 1871 and 1881, the Miller and Farmer of 135 acres and employed seven men and one boy [20]
In 1881 was still living at Frogmore Mill, with her parents, sisters Lyida and Kate and brother Jessie [20]
Married Isaac Weller KNIGHT in 1890 in Hampshire or Sussex, England [21]
In 1891 was living with her husband at Froxfield Green in Froxfield, Hampshire, England [20]
In 1901 was living with her husband, daughters Olive and Jessie and sister-in-law Anna KNIGHT at Froxfield Green [20]
Her husband made arrangements in England to purchase from the Midland Railway Company a Ready Made Farm in Western Australia [34]
Along with her husband and daughters Barbara and Norah departed London, England on the Otranto on 2 January 1914 [70] [203]
They arrived on the steamship Otranto in Fremantle, Western Australia on 3 February 1914 [70]
Resided with her husband on Homesdale Farm in Winchester, Western Australia 1914-1929 [6] [19] [60]
Their domestic helper, Alice MUSTCHIN, travelled with them from England and continued to work for them in Winchester [19] [20] [70]
Mother of Olive, Jessie, Barbara and Norah [20] [70]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Helen Louise Aylwin / Knight' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from [sources]

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