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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Nellie" Maria Helen MORRISON / LIPP / BEAMENT

Born 5 August 1908 in Blackford, Perth, Scotland [28]
Daughter of ploughman Peter MORRISON and Jane CAMPBELL [28]
Departed London, England with her parents and brother Peter on the steamship Orontes on 24 November 1911 [203]
They arrived on the steamship Orontes in Fremantle, Western Australia on 20 December 1911 [70]
Resided with her parents on their Glen Atholl Farm in Yorkrakine, Western Australia [50] [70]
Her brother Peter served with the A.I.F. in France during the First World War and died of wounds on 28 August 1918 [30: item 7984462]
Departed Fremantle with her mother on the steamship Ormonde and arrived in London, England on 27 March 1921 [204]
They were away for six months during which time their address was Cathedral Street in Dunkeld, Perth, Scotland [203]
They departed London on the steamship Orvieto and on 10 September 1921 and arrived back in Fremantle on 20 October 1921 [70] [203]
Married (1) Yorkrakine farmhand Hendry Douglas LIPP in 1932 [50] [66]
In 1936 she was living at 33 Byers Road in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction[50]
Married (2) Gunyidi farmer Reginald James H. BEAMENT in Perth in 1941 [66]
Resided on farmland in Gunyidi 1941-1953 [19]
Her children attended the Watheroo State School in Watheroo from February to September 1949 [166]
From September 1949 onwards her children caught a school bus from Gunyidi to the Coorow State School in Coorow [166]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Tuart Hill [2]
Mother of Barry and Kaye [166]
Died 3 May 1987; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (EC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 13, 269) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Maria Helen Morrison / Lipp / Beament' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

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