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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Janie" Jane GRUNDY

Born 1878 in Bolton, Lancashire, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Joshua GRUNDY and Ellen VICKERS [20] [21]
Her father worked as the Manager of a Cotton Cloth Manufacture and his mother worked as a Cotton Weaver [20]
Baptised at Bolton Le Moors, Lancashire, England on 20 February 1878 [33]
Resided for a number of years with her parents and siblings at 7 Elton Street in Tonge with Haulgh, Lancashire, England [20]
Later resided with her parents and siblings Elizabeth, Francis, Frances and Florence at 9 Bury Old Road in Bolton, Lancashire [20]
Worked as a Cotton Winder and Weaver's Cotton Winder from the 1890s until leaving England in 1926 [20] [203]
Departed London, England on the Orama on 24 July 1926 and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 24 August 1926 [63] [203]
Resided on Highfields Farm on the Inering Estate in Carnamah, Western Australia 1926-1950 [19] [P162]
Resided with her sister Mrs "Lizzie" Elizabeth E. MURRAY and brother-in-law "Bert" Herbert MURRAY on Highfields Farm [P162]
Attended the "Gimlets" Annual Picnic on Sunday 18 September 1932 on Richard BATTY's farm in Carnamah [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Returned to Carnamah with her sister by train on Saturday 17 February 1934 after a fortnights holidays in Perth [5: 23-Feb-1934]
Herself and her sister-in-law Mrs Emma GRUNDY, who was in England, kept in touch by writing letters to one another [226]
One such letter, dated 25 October 1950, years later ended up in the possession of Emma's niece Mrs Lena JACKSON [P323]
In May 2007 the Carnamah Historical Society received a copy of the letter from Lena's daughter Mrs L. Barbara MELLOR [P323]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association [115]
After her sister Lizzie left Carnamah resided on Highfields Farm with her niece Edna and nephew-in-law Kenneth J. SIVYER [226]
Resided in Carnamah until 1950 [19] [226]
Died 18 May 1958; buried at the Mandurah Public Cemetery in Mandurah, Western Australia [158]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jane Grundy ' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from [reference list]

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