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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Mary Ellen THOMPSON / BRENNAND

Born C.1880 [203]
Married William BRENNAND in 1909 in Lancashire, England [21]
Her husband arrived in Western Australia in January 1911 and later in 1911 was working as a Railway Pumper in Arrino [19] [70]
To join her husband departed Liverpool, England on the steamship Belgic for Fremantle, Western Australia on 23 September 1911 [203]
She travelled on the steamship Belgic with her husband's brother James and sister-in-law Margaret A. BRENNAND [203]
Resided with her husband in Arrino 1911-1916 [19]
Herself and Arnold COPE sang "Where the Edielweiss is Blooming" at the Concert held in Arrino on 11 September 1914 [10: 18-Sep-1914]
Donated a table centre to be sold at a Basket Social & Dance in Three Springs in aid of the Red Cross on 30 July 1915 [10: 6-Aug-1915]
Resided with her husband in Watheroo 1916-1938 [6] [19] [116]
In 1923 she was the local seller of The Midlands Advertiser newspaper in Watheroo [9: 27-Apr-1923]
Agent in Watheroo for bread and other goods baked by Moora baker A. Leslie TROTTER in 1923 [9: 23-Feb-1923]
Postmistress in Watheroo in 1931 [50]
Mother of Esther [166]
Died 20 January 1938 in Watheroo; buried Moora Public Cemetery, Moora WA (Anglican, Plot 214) [116]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Ellen Thompson / Brennand' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/mary-ellen-thompson  [ sources ]




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