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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Hilda Georgina MASSON

Born 1897 in Colnbrook, Buckinghamshire, England [20] [21]
Daughter of nurseryman William MASSON and Georgina HAMMOND [20] [21]
In 1901 she was living with her parents and siblings George, Mabel, Hilda and Winifred on High Street in Colnbrook [20]
In company with John H. and Alice C. RANKINE departed London, England on the steamship Osterley on 19 November 1915 [34] [203]
They arrived on the steamship Osterley in Fremantle, Western Australia on 23 December 1915 [34]
Arrived in Carnamah with John H. and Alice C. RANKINE on 12 January 1916 [34]
Maid / Companion of the RANKINE family on New Brunswick Farm in Carnamah in 1916 and 1917 [34]
She was among the first to play tennis in Carnamah after local subscriptions purchased the materials in February 1916 [9: 3-Mar-1916]
According to electoral rolls she resided in Carnamah working as a Lady's Helper until at least 1919 [19]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hilda Georgina Masson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 March 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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