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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Mary" Martha Mary MALEY / FARRELLY

Born 25 June 1866 in Greenough, Western Australia [15] [84]
Daughter of John Stephen MALEY and Elizabeth Kniest WALDECK [15]
Resided with her parents on the Greenough Flats where her father was the proprietor of a Flour Mill []
Baptised by Methodist minister T. C. LAURENCE of Geraldton on 19 August 1866[84]
Married Alfred William Gresswell FARRELLY in Rudds Gully in 1889 [15]
Resided at Home Cottage in Greenough in 1910 and 1911 [50] [86: 3-Jun-1911]
Following the death of her father in late 1910 she left Greenough with her mother to spend three weeks in Carnamah [86: 5-Jan-1911]
     They, along with her sister Miss Grace A. K. MALEY, caught the train from Greenough to Carnamah on 2 January 1911 [86]
     During their three weeks in Carnamah they were the guests of Maggie, Bessie and Donald MACPHERSON at Carnamah House [86]
Along with her mother and sister Grace received a Surprise Party at their Home Cottage in Greenough on Tuesday 30 May 1911 [86]
     The party was to bid the three of them farewell before they left Greenough to take up residence in Three Springs [86]
     After music and dancing at Golden Sheaf House "the well known Maley hospitality" was eulogised in a speech [86]
     She was presented with "a beautiful handbag" while her mother received a gold ring and her sister a trinket box and mirror [86]
     The evening concluded with a splendid supper which had been brought along by the visitors [86: 3-Jun-1911]
Resided on her brothers' Parakalia Farm in Three Springs 1911-1914 [19] [50]
Resided in the Perth suburb of West Perth from as early as 1915 until her death in 1943 [2] [50]
In West Perth she resided at 1076 Hay Street, 1161 Hay Street and then at 1195 Hay Street [50]
Visited her brother Charles C. MALEY at his Parakalia Farm in Three Springs during June 1923 [86: 23-Jun-1923]
Died 28 August 1943; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, HA, 533)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Martha Mary Maley / Farrelly' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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