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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Ivy May JAGGER / BRIGGS

Born 11 October 1901 [P412] in Halifax, Yorkshire, England [20]
Daughter of blacksmith Asa JAGGER and Martha Ann SOWDEN [P412]
In the second half of 1910 she, along with two brothers and two sisters, was at the Union Workhouse in Halifax, Yorkshire [P412]
She was then fostered by cashier Thomas BOOTH and his wife Sarah ARMITAGE [P412]
In 1911 she was living with her foster parents at 120 Bramstone Street in Rastrick, Yorkshire, England [20]
Ten years later, in 1921, she was living at 236 Castle Hill in Rastrick, Yorkshire, England [249]
Married Frank BRIGGS on 18 June 1921 at Saint Matthew's Church in Rastrick, Yorkshire, England [249]
Frank was the nephew of her foster parents and they were well known to each other when they were children [P412]
Witnesses to their marriage were her foster father Thomas BOOTH and Frank's mother Mrs Clara SMITH [249]
Along with her husband and mother-in-law departed London, England on the steamship Ormonde on 20 August 1921 [203]
Their last address before leaving was 26 Wyre Grove in Blackpool, Lancashire, England [203]
They arrived on the steamship Ormonde in Fremantle, Western Australia on 22 September 1921 [63]
By 1922 she and her husband had moved to South Australia where her husband worked mostly on the railways [P412] 
In South Australia they spent time in Port Augusta and Oodnadatta [P412] and in 1924 were living in Upper Sturt [30: item 3122745]
By 1936 they'd returned to Western Australia and were living at 32 Eton Street in North Perth; and then in Jarrahdale in 1937 [50]
Resided in Gunyidi in 1939 [50]
During their brief time at Gunyidi, in the Coorow district, they lived in a tent[P412]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mosman Park, at Lakewood near Kalgoorlie, and in Coolgardie [50]
Mother of Arthur and Daisy [P412]
Died 25 May 1956; buried Kalgoorlie Cemetery in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia[P412]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ivy May Jagger / Briggs' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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