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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Katie" Kate Louisa TAYSOM / UNDERWOOD

Born 1887 in Malvern, Worcestershire, England [20] [21]
Daughter of butcher Robert TAYSOM and Louisa COALING [20] [21]
In 1891 she was living with her parents and brothers Ernest, Robert and William at Victoria House in Colwall, Herefordshire, England [20]
On the night of the 1911 census was a visitor in the household of James UNDERWOOD in Harlington, Middlesex, England [20]
Departed London, England on the steamship Australind on 19 July 1913 bound for Fremantle, Western Australia [203]
She was accompanied on the Australind by her future step-children and her 18 year old sister Agnes [203]
Married James UNDERWOOD in 1913 [66]
Resided with her husband in Latham in 1921 and 1922 and then on Hill Crest Farm in Coorow 1923-1944 [6] [19] [44]
She was one of the three costume judges at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Coorow on Saturday 6 July 1935 [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Attended the Surprise Linen Tea for Miss Mary E. GREENWOOD at Maryland Farm in Waddy Forest on 22 July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Bentley [2]
Died 28 August 1994; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (Lance Howard Memorial Gardens, Niche Wall, W23, 2) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Kate Louisa Taysom / Underwood' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 10 December 2019 from  [ sources ]

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