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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Jean Scott NIVEN / TAYLOR

Born 12 September 1902 in Arrochar, Dunbarton, Scotland [P13]
Daughter of Robert NIVEN and Annie MUNRO [P13]
Resided with her parents on Ardliesh Farm in Arrochar, Dunbarton, Scotland and later at Tyndrum in Stirling, Scotland [P13]
Arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on the steamship Orvieto with her parents and twelve siblings on 4 August 1914 [P13]
After a short stay in Perth travelled with her parents to their pre-purchased farm in Carnamah [P13]
Initially resided with parents on Craigend Farm in Carnamah [P13]
Member of the Carnamah Sunday School in 1914 [7: page 238]
In 1928 she was working as a Nurse at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [4: 22-Sep-1928]
Along with her sister Margaret returned to Carnamah to visit their mother and siblings August to October 1928 [4: 22-Sep-1928]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
After her holiday with her mother she left Carnamah on her way back to Melbourne on 23 October 1928 [4: 27-Oct-1928]
In 1931 she was living with her mother and sister Agnes at 117 Bencowe Street in Perth suburb of West Leederville [50]
Worked as a Nurse at her sister Margaret's Saint Andrew's Hospital in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [P13]
Married Arthur TAYLOR [P13]
Resided with husband in Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia where they had a fuel station and garage [P13]
Died 18 September 1991; buried in Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia [P13]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jean Scott Niven / Taylor' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/jean-scott-niven [sources]




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