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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Mary" Madeline Mary PARRICK / WEIR

Born 1872 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Joseph PARRICK and Mary Jane GURNEY [20] [21]
In 1881 was living with parents and brothers Joseph, Fred, Herbert and Alfred at Linden Villa in Stapleton, Gloucester, England [20]
Married "JLB" James Lewis Berkley WEIR in 1898 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
     Resided in the Perth suburb of Claremont from as early as 1901 until at least her husband's death in 1952 [2] [6]
     They resided on Stirling Road in 1900 and 1901, on Princess Road in 1902 and on Waroonga Road in 1903 and 1904 [6]
     Resided on the corner of Walter and Melville Streets 1905-1921 and then at 50 Victoria Avenue, Claremont [6]
Purchased the one acre Lot 107 of the Three Springs townsite from the Midland Railway Company on 5 July 1909 [27]
     She owned Lot 107 until at least 1924 and had purchased it for £20, which was payable by installments over six months [27] [44]
Her brother Frederick W. PARRICK and her husband were the owners of Petan Farm in Winchester [6] [19] [44]
     In about 1912 she acquired the 300 acre Victoria Location 4516 near Petan Creek, which became part of Petan Farm [44]
     Five years later she obtained a further 1,750 acres in Victoria Location 4110 which also became part of Petan Farm [44]
     Both her blocks in Winchester were later listed in the name of her husband in rate books of the Carnamah District Road Board [3]
     Following the departure of her brother from Winchester their Petan Farm was managed by James ARMSTRONG 1918-1928 [P263]
     Her husband sold some and leased the remainder of Petan Farm in Winchester to William J. PETHICK [3] [4: 21-Apr-1928] [44]
     Her Victoria Locations 4110 and 4516 were leased to William J. PETHICK until being sold to him on 9 November 1934 [3]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Nedlands [2]
Mother of Hugh Lewis Frederick, Guida Annie, Edna Margaret, Freda Lois and Zoe Marjorie [15] [84]
Died 13 February 1954; ashes interred at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Crematorium Rose Gardens, G, 2) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Madeline Mary Parrick / Weir' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 May 2022 from [reference list]

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