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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Lydia Irene WILSON / BACKMAN

Born 27 September 1907 in Islington, South Australia [55]
Daughter of William Wahlers WILSON and Ada May GOLD [55]
Tailorless in Northam, Western Australia 1930-1933 [P54]
Married "Jack" Charles Jackson BACKMAN in Merredin on 3 June 1933 [P54]
In 1950 settled with her husband on a portion of the Waddy Estate, which was a War Service Land Settlement estate [P54]
Resided on Upsan Downs Farm of the Waddy Estate on the Carnamah-Bunjil Road in Carnamah 1950 onwards [P54]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1957 [4: 15-Mar-1957]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society -1971 [13]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Warwick [2]
Mother of Margaret and John [P54]
Died 14 April 1986; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (EC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 5, 193) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lydia Irene Wilson / Backman' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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