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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Rosetta May SIMMONS / LOCKWOOD

Born C.1890 [2]
Married "Wally" Walter Edward LOCKWOOD in Perth in 1916 [66]
Resided at 46 Ocean Road in South Fremantle during the First World War while her husband was serving in the A.I.F. [30: item 8197971]
Resided in Carnamah with her husband and children 1927-1930 [P40]
Worked for Mrs Agnes S. SHARP in Carnamah [P27]
Her family revealed she was bunted by a ram while hanging out the washing and died from septicaemia [P40]
Alternatively James H. TAYLOR, who was twelve in 1930, said she died from internal injuries after being tossed by a bull [P27]
Mother of Ray and Ron [P40]
Died 31 October 1930 in Perth; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, UC, 274A) [2] [4: 8-Nov-1930]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 8 November 1930:
"Quite a gloom spread over Carnamah last weekend, when it became known that Mrs. W. Lockwood, of Carnamah, had passed away at the Perth Hospital after a brief illness. Deceased is survived by a husband and two children."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Rosetta May Simmons / Lockwood' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/rosetta-may-simmons  [ sources ]




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