Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Jeanie" Jean Scott NIVEN / TAYLOR

Born 12 September 1902 in Arrochar, Dunbarton, Scotland [28]
Daughter of Robert NIVEN and Annie MUNRO [28]
She was born at 5:00 in the morning on Ardliesh Farm in Arrochar [28]
At birth she was registered with the sole given name of Jeanie [28]
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 13 June 2024 from [reference list]

Use the below form or email

Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.