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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Margaret Ann HARTLEY / BRENNAND

Born 25 September 1884 [33] in Accrington, Lancashire, England [20]
Daughter of Matthew HARTLEY and Margaret HUTCHINSON [20] [21]
She was one of at least six children with an elder sister Martha and younger siblings Cicley, Jane, Thomas and John [20]
In 1901 she was living with her parents and siblings at 14 Adelaide Street in Accrington, Lancashire, England [20]
Her father was working as a Labourer at a Stone Quarry in 1901 while she and her sister Martha were employed as Cotton Weavers [20]
Married James BRENNAND in Lancashire, England in 1907 [21]
In early 1911 she was working as a Calico Weaver and living with her husband at 40 Chapel Street in Accrington, Lancashire, England
Departed London, England with her husband on the steamship Belgic for Fremantle, Western Australia on 23 September 1911 [203]
Resided in Arrino 1913-1917 and on Laund Farm in Yandanooka 1917-1925 [6] [19] [44] [50]
She and her husband were passengers on the train that went into a washaway near Gunyidi on the night of Monday 23 July 1917 [10]
The disaster was reported as the worst rail accident in the State's history, with three people being killed and 14 injured [10: 27-Jul-1917]
Along with her daughters Elizabeth, Annie and Jessie she returned to live in England in 1925 [204]
They departed from Fremantle, Western Australia on the steamship Hobsons Bay and arrived in Hull, England on 1 November 1925 [204]
Their intended address following their arrival in England was her parents' home at 14 Adelaide Terrace in Accrington, Lancashire [204]
Died 1958 in Lancashire, England [21]


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




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