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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Lydia CAHILL / THOMAS

Born 1878 in Geraldton, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Edward CAHILL and Hannah FRIEND [15]
Her father had arrived in Western Australia as a convict by his real name of Charles EASTWOOD on the ship Vimiera in 1865 [107]
Married railway stationmaster John THOMAS in Perth in 1902 [15]
Resided with her husband and children in Mingenew 1902-1913 [6] [19] [50] [84]
They resided in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction 1914-1920 and then once more in Mingenew 1921-1923 [6] [19]
Resided in Coorow 1923-1925 [6] [19]
Assisted the Coorow Hall Committee with the Official Opening of the Coorow Agricultural Hall on 1 February 1923 [9: 23-Feb-1923]
Resided in Dongara 1925-1933 [6] [19] [50]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
Resided at 32 Elvire Street in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction in 1936 and 1937 [6] [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [2]
Mother of Jack, Horace, Harold, Donald and Jean [P376]
Died 3 September 1964; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, FC, 677)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lydia Cahill / Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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