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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Peg" Margaret SIMPSON / KITSON

Born C.1909 in Ireland [2] [5: 21-Apr-1939]
Daughter of David and Mary SIMPSON [5: 21-Apr-1939]
Departed London, England with her parents on the Gothic and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 27 January 1913 [70]
Initially resided with her parents and siblings in Irwin and then in Gunyidi, where her father worked as a railway fettler [4: 17-May-1952] [19]
Resided with her parents in Carnamah 1916-1920, Three Springs 1920-1926, and Winchester 1926 onwards [6] [5: 21-Apr-1939] [19] [98]
Herself, her parents and siblings resided in a house at Lot 51 on the south side of Petan Street in the Winchester townsite [3] [P217]
Came 3rd in the 12-14 years Girls Running Race at the Peace Day Celebrations in Carnamah on Saturday 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
Performed in the Dominican Convent School's Annual Concert held in Three Springs on Wednesday 8 September 1920 [10: 17-Sep-1920]
Attended the Euchre Party & Dances held regularly at the Winchester School in August and September 1929 [4: 17-Aug-1929, 7 & 21-Sep-1929]
On 19 September 1929 attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 3 October 1929 in a scarlet crepe de chine dress [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Worked as a Waitress in Coorow from 1930 to 1932 [19]
Presumably resided with her parents in Winchester in 1933, as she was a member of the Winchester Tennis Club [5: 17-Mar-1933]
Married "Keith" Francis Keith KITSON in Perth in 1934 [66]
Resided with her husband at Lot 83 Bristol Street in the Coorow townsite 1934-1942 [P84]
Godmother of her niece Kathleen N. JONES, who was baptised at Saint Andrew's Church in Carnamah on 23 September 1934 [91]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
By August 1943 they had left Coorow and were living in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [16]
Resided at 201 Heytsbury Road in the Perth suburb of Daglish in 1945, and later in the Perth suburb of Inglewood [2] [3] [4: 17-May-1952]
Mother of Patricia [91]
Died 24 August 1969; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 7, 402) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Margaret Simpson / Kitson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 10 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/margaret-simpson  [ sources ]




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