Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 23 December 1907 in Perth, Western Australia [P363]
Daughter of Samuel Burton RUDDUCK and Alice Mary MORTON [P363]
Resided with her parents in South Perth 1907-1912 [P363]
Resided with her parents on Koobabbie Farm in the Coorow 1912-1929 [P363]
Married (1) "Monty" Montague Frederick Charles ROBERTS in Three Springs on 2 October 1929 [39: 9-Oct-1929]
They resided in Coorow 1929-1932 [50] [120: 4-Feb-1932]
She gave birth to one of their daughters on Koobabbbie Farm in Coorow on 14 January 1932 [39: 29-Jan-1932]
They resided on The Meadows Farm at Georgina in the Greenough district 1932-1937 [19] [86: 9-Oct-1937] [50]
Her first husband filed for divorce on 2 April 1941 on the grounds of her desertion [225: 3-Apr-1941]
During their divorce proceedings it was agreed that she would have custody of their four children [39: 3-Apr-1941]
Married (2) Clem Hunter Porter GRANT in Perth in 1952 [66]
Resided at 26 Ridge Street in the Perth suburb of South Perth from as early as 1954 until at least 1980 [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [2]
As a child she was affectionately known as 'Girl' to her parents; and later in life as 'Narnie' to some of her grandchildren [P363]
Mother by her first husband of Jean, Margaret, Nancy and John [P511]
Died 4 January 1996; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (Roman Catholic, Lawn 1, A024) [2]

From the Sunday Times newspaper, Sunday 13 October 1929:
"ROBERTS – RUDDUCK. – On October 2, 1929, at Three Springs, by the Rev. Father Lynch. Montague F. Roberts, the eldest son of Mr and Mrs F. W. Roberts, of Waddy Forest, to Muriel E. Rudduck, the only daughter of Mr and Mrs S. B. Rudduck, of Coorow."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Muriel Eileen Rudduck / Roberts / Grant' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from [reference list]

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