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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Jessie Idahlia LINTHORNE / SIMMONDS

Born 4 August 1914 [332]
Daughter of Eric Henry Raymond LINTHORNE and "Gertrude" Idahlia Gertrude CRIDDLE [332]
She was baptised by Rev. Ernest GILL, the Church of England rector in Dongara [332]
Resided with her parents at the railway station in Coorow 1920-1922 [6] [215]
     Student at the Coorow State School in Coorow in 1920 and 1921 [215]
     In 1920 the school was at a room of Coorow House and in 1921 in a makeshift hessian and iron room near the railway station [215]
Resided with her parents in the Arrino townsite, where her father was the local Railway Stationmaster [P2]
     Left Arrino on Thursday 6 March 1930 and shifted to Perth[4: 15-Mar-1930]
     Attended the Annual Show Ball in Three Springs on 25 September 1930, wearing green lace with an uneven hem line [4: 11-Oct-1930]
     After working in Midland Junction for a period she returned to Arrino following the death of her mother in November 1933 [P2]
     Kept house for her father and looked after her younger siblings from then until getting married [P2]
     In the lead up to her wedding she was rendered a miscellaneous evening in Arrino on Thursday 11 October 1934 [5: 12-Oct-1934]
Married Arthur James Francis SIMMONDS in 1934 [66] [5: 13-Apr-1934]
     When her father suddenly passed away in May 1935 her sister Lorna lived with herself and her husband in Midland Junction [P2]
     In 1936 her husband was working as a boilermaker and they were living at 16 Byers Road in Midland Junction [50]
     Her husband passed away at the age of 69 years on 22 April 1978, and was buried at the Midland Cemetery [2]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Midvale [2]
Died 16 October 1983; buried Midland Cemetery, Perth suburb of Midland (Roman Catholic, K, 42) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jessie Idahlia Linthorne / Simmonds' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/jessie-idahlia-linthorne [reference list]




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