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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Mary MCGILL

Born 1899 in Mochrum, Wigtown, Scotland [28]
Daughter of James MCGILL and Janet BELL [P147]
In 1901 was living with her parents and siblings at Changue Cottage on Changue Farm in Mochrum, Wigtown, Scotland [20]
Departed London, England with her parents and siblings on the steamship Otwayon 24 June 1910 [203]
They arrived on the steamship Otway in Fremantle, Western Australia on 26 July 1910 [70]
Resided with her parents at Coorow House in Coorow, Western Australia 1911-1916 [P147]
Her name was listed as a prospective student in applications for an assisted State School to be established in Coorow in 1911 [215]
In May 1913 her name was used as a prospective student in applications to have the closed Coorow State School reopened [215]
Student at the Coorow State School run from a room of their home Coorow House from December 1913 to September 1914 [215]
Came 2nd to her sister in the Single Ladies' Race  at the Coorow Football Club's Annual Sports Day on 30 September 1913 [9: 10-Oct-1913]
Along with her parents left Coorow in June 1916 and shifted to 2 Cavendish Street in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [30: item 1944135]
Resided with her parents at 2 Cavendish Street in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park in 1916 and 1917 [6] [30: item 1944135] [P147]
Resided with her parents at Welshpool Road in the Perth suburb of Queens Park 1918-1920 [6]
Resided with her parents on her brother James' Toro Brook Farm in Calingiri 1920-1932 [30: items 1944147, 3008521] [P147]
Marry John Gillespie THOMSON in 1932 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Yerecoin and later in the Perth suburb of Thornlie [2] [P147]
Mother of Alistair and David [P350]
Died 15 August 1977; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary McGill' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/mary-mcgill [reference list]




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