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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Jean CALDOW / NEWTON

Born 27 November 1913 in Perth, Western Australia [15] [84]
Daughter of Colin McGregor CALDOW and Eleanor Grace PAINTOR [84]
She was living with her parents in North Perth when she was baptised in North Perth on 19 January 1927 [84]
Resided with her parents in Mingenew 1930-1941, and was a Saleswoman / Shop Assistant in Mingenew 1935-1941 [19] [50]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Ball on 25 September 1930 wearing vieux rose muslin de soie [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Three Spring Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 in a gown of black georgette [5: 7-Oct-1932]
Attended the hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 3 June 1937 in a green floral frock [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Married Mingenew farmer Edward Cecil NEWTON in Perth in 1942 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Mingenew 1942-1951 [19] [176]
She passed away at the age of 37 years at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [4: 24-Mar-1951]
Two of her friends made the note "your gentle ways and smiling face always remembered" in a newspaper death notice [39: 2-Apr-1951]
Mother of John, Colin and Mary [4: 20-Mar-1954] [39: 22-Mar-1951]
Died 19 March 1951; buried at the Mingenew Cemetery in Mingenew, Western Australia (Roman Catholic, Plot 31C) [176]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 24 March 1951:
Obituary - Sudden Death at Mingenew - Mrs Jean Newton
    "Under somewhat sudden circumstances, the death occurred in the North Midlands District Hospital at Three Springs on Monday evening last of Mrs Jean Newton, wife of Mr Cecil Newton, of Mingenew, and the news of this distressful event came in the nature of an extreme shock to residents of the district generally. The deceased lady, who was thirty-seven years of age, was a daughter of two former residents of Mingenew, in Mr and Mrs C. M. Caldow, had resided in the district for the greater portion of her life and was an extremely popular member of the community.
     In the president of quite a large gathering, the funeral took place in the Catholic Cemetery at Mingenew on Wednesday morning last with the Very Rev. B. Gallagher officiating a church service and also at the graveside. In addition to the bereaved husband, the deceased lady is survived by two children (John and Colin), an infant daughter having predeceased her mother in a city hospital on Sunday last."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jean Caldow / Newton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/jean-caldow  [ sources ]




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