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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Nellie Honour BURGESS / WHITE / MEYER

Born 1904 in Bellevue, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Alfred Thomas BURGESS and Alice Eliza FLEMING [15]
Married (1) Edward WHITE on 5 November 1924 in Perth, Western Australia [39: 12-Jun-1930] [66]
In 1925 her husband was working as a Cabinetmaker and they were living at 92 John Street in Perth [50]
Her husband and children were living in a house with a housekeeper that her husband treated like his wife and refused to give up [39]
She went before the Divorce Court in Perth on Wednesday 11 June 1930 and was granted a decree nisi for divorce [39: 12-Jun-1930]
Married (2) George Ernest MEYER in 1930 [66]
Her second husband was a Police Constable and in 1931 they were living at 347 Oxford Street in the Perth suburb of Leederville [50]
Resided in Three Springs 1938-1943 [4] [19]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Jimmy & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
Herself and her husband were the recipients of a Farewell Dance at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on 13 February 1943 [4]
     During the evening she received a farewell gift from the committee of the Three Springs Roman Catholic Church [4: 20-Feb-1943]
Left Three Springs in February 1943 following her husband's transfer to the Perth suburb of Kelmscott [4: 20-Feb-1943]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Langford [2]
Died 30 June 1982; ashes scattered to the wind at the Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Nellie Honour Burgess / White / Meyer' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/nellie-honour-burgess [reference list]




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