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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"May" Mabel Constance LOOKE / ANGEL

Born 1880 in Greenough, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Henry John LOOKE and Emma Jane ANDERSON [15]
Married "Jack" John James ANGEL in 1901 in Dongara [15]
Resided with her husband and later children at York Gum Thicket in Yardarino near Irwin and then at the Irwin Railway Siding [19] [84]
They then resided in Coomberdale in 1910, Gunyidi 1911-1914, Watheroo 1914-1923 and Coomberdale 1924-1935 [6] [19] [50] [61] [166]
She owned 400 acres of farmland in Gunyidi consisting of Victoria Locations 4365 and 4375 from 1911 to 1917 [44]
Following her husband's retirement they shifted to Carnamah in August 1935 [5: 30-Aug-1935, 31-Jul-1936]
Resided in Carnamah from 1935 to 1938 [3] [19]
Advertised a number of household items for sale in The North Midland Times newspaper on Friday 26 June 1936 [5: 26-Jun-1936]
     The items comprised a kitchen dresser for 30/-, medium sized fly proof meat safe for 7/6, marble top washstand for £1 [5]
     almost new armchair for £1, German make ironed frame Wertheim piano for reasonable offer, and two single beds for 10/- each [5]
During the 1937-38 financial year purchased Gov Lot 70 just west of the Carnamah townsite from Walter E. LOCKWOOD [3]
Lot 70 was an eight acre block including a house on the north side of Inja Street on the western outskirts of the Carnamah townsite [3]
By mid 1939 had left Carnamah and shifted to Watheroo; and on 1 July 1939 she sold her block in Carnamah to Cecil R. POTTER [3]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Midland [2]
Mother of Amy, Evelyn, Leslie, Edith, Annie, Roy, Irwin and Walter [5: 31-Jul-1936] [116] [166]
Died 12 August 1949; buried at the Midland Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Midland (Wesleyan, C, 35) [2]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 20 May 1938:
Obituary - Late Irwin Angel
"Residents of Carnamah will learn with regret of the death of Mr. Irwin Angel, which occurred on Thursday evening of last week. Deceased, who was the second son of Mrs. and the late Mr. Angel, of Carnamah, had resided in the Moora district for some time, and the news of his death came as a great shock to all who had known him. Of a likeable disposition, he was a keen sport and was a member of both the Coomberdale cricket and football clubs. The funeral took place on Friday, the place of interment being the Methodist portion of the Moora cemetery. A large cortege followed the remains to the graveside."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mabel Constance Looke / Angel' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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