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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Pearl" Pearly Agnes BROAD / WILLIAMS

Born 19 January 1898 in Round Hill, Western Australia [193]
Daughter of Richard BROAD and "Millie" Amelia Ann BARRETT [193]
Resided with her parents in Round Hill and then Moora, and was educated at Saint Gertrude's College in New Norcia [193]
Worked at the bakery in Moora and later at the teashop within Boan's Department Store in Perth [193]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of her sister Blanche to Coorow farmer Baxter D. BOTHE in Perth on 28 July 1923 [10: 16-Aug-1923]
Married Gerald Davey WILLIAMS on 26 November 1925 at the Roman Catholic Church in Mount Hawthorn [193]
They resided at 93 Harold Street in the Perth suburb of Highgate Hill in 1926 [6], and then in the Perth suburb of Daglish [193]
She and her husband lived in a cottage on her brother-in-law's Inglewood Farm in Coorow 1929-1932 [19] [193]
They lived in a tent out from Kalgoorlie during which time her husband worked on the railways [193]
Resided in Perth and cared for her elderly mother while her husband served in the Australian Army during the Second World War [193]
Her husband was captured a Prisoner of War in Singapore in 1942, and she never heard from him until the war ended [193]
Resided on Roberts Road in the Perth suburb of Como [193]
Died 27 November 1958; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 2, G12) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Pearly Agnes Broad / Williams' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2019 from  [ sources ]

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