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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Evelyn" Iris Evelyn SAGGERS / THOMPSON

Born 10 June 1908 in Peringilup, Western Australia [P376]
Daughter of Norman SAGGERS and Edith Jane POWELL [P376]
Resided with her parents in Broomehill 1908-1911, Peringillup 1912-1913, Tambellup 1915-1924 and Katanning in 1925 [6]
Resided in Mingenew with her parents in 1925 and 1926 [4: 20-Aug-1938] [19] [50]
Married "Max" Wilfred Max THOMPSON in Perth in 1926 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland on the Wongoondy Estate in Wongoondy between Mingenew and Mullewa [4: 20-Aug-1938]
They resided in Toodyay in 1936 and in Norseman in 1937 and 1938, at both of which her husband worked as a Butcher [6] [50]
Died 15 August 1938 in Perth; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, GA, 164) [2]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 20 August 1938:
Former Mingenew Resident's Death
"On Saturday last the death occurred at Perth of a former resident of Mingenew in the person of Mrs. Evelyn Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Saggers, of Mingenew. The deceased lady had lived with her husband (Mr. Max. Thompson) on a property at Woongoody soon after that estate was thrown open for selection, but later the farm was sold and Mr. and Mrs. Thompson transferred to Toodyay. The funeral took place in the Methodist portion of the Karrakatta Cemetery on Wednesday last following a short service in the Wesley Church."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Iris Evelyn Saggers / Thompson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 6 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/iris-evelyn-saggers  [ sources ]




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