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


Surname

"Lisbeth" Lizzie Carlyle Scott BRYDONE / LAWSON

Born 27 January 1893 in Moffat, Dumfries, Scotland [28]
Daughter of gardener and later coachman Charles BRYDONE and Lizzie Carlyle SCOTT [20] [28]
Resided with her parents and siblings on Church Street in Moffat, Dumfries, Scotland [28]
She was one of six children with elder siblings Robert, Thomas, Mary and Charles, and younger brother John [28]
In 1911 she was a student teacher and was boarding with a family at 8 Gladstone Terrace in Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland [20]
After three years of Teacher's Training Collage she obtained her Master of Arts (M.A.) degree [P133]
Her intended husband John LAWSON left Scotland for Western Australia in 1911 and she never heard from him until 1914 [7: page 54]
She and John corresponded with regular letters from 1914 to 1921, when he returned to Scotland to marry her [7: page 54]
In 1921 she was working as a Teacher and boarding with a family at 62 Saint Andrew's Street in Kelton, Kirkcudbright, Scotland [20]
Married farmer "Jack" John LAWSON on 3 August 1921 at Shear Cottage, Eastgate in Moffat, Dumfries, Scotland [28]
The witnesses to their union were Helen S. TAYLOR, who'd been boarding with the same family in Kelton, and her brother John [20] [28]
Came out to Western Australia and Mayfield Farm in Winchester with her husband C.1922 [P133]
Resided with her husband and later children on Mayfield Farm and then Liberton Farm in Winchester [P133]
Officially opened the Billeroo State School at Billeroo, East Winchester on 14 April 1930 and was the school's first teacher [7: page 78]
School Teacher of the Billeroo State School in 1930 [7: page 77]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Member of the Billeroo School Hall Committee in 1940 [0: image 03958]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
Following her husband's death in 1954 she continued to reside on Liberton Farm in Winchester until 1968 [60] [P133]
Her telephone number on the farm was Carnamah East 237 [60]
Inherited her late husband's Mayfield and Liberton Farms in Winchester [3]
The farmland totalled approximately 1850 acres and was Lots M921, M922, M1059 and M1076 of Victoria Location 1937 [3]
     Herself and her son extended the farm by four acres with the purchase of Lot M1054 of Victoria Location 1937 [34]
     Purchased the four acres from the Midland Railway Company for £10 (50/- per acre), for which they paid cash [27]
     The four acres contained an old dam that originally served adjoining farms during the Company's Improved Farms Scheme [34]
Her son Charles ran Mayfield and Liberton until his death in 1960[P133] and she then had them share-farmed [60]
Resided at 64 Macpherson Street in Carnamah town 1969 onwards [60]
Her house in Carnamah was telephone number Carnamah-43 [60]
Mother of Betty, Charles and John [P133]
Died 24 February 1971 in Three Springs; ashes interred Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row A, Plot 1) [14]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lizzie Carlyle Scott Brydone / Lawson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 February 2024 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/lizzie-carlyle-scott-brydone [reference list]




Use the below form or email history@carnamah.com.au

Name:
 
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.