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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Sybil Agnes PRESTON / SWAN

Born 1896 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Robert Joseph PRESTON and Mary GRIFFITHS [15]
Married "Bob" Robert SWAN in Perth in 1930 [66]
Resided in Morawa 1935-1937 where her husband was based as a Representative for the Shell Oil Company [5: 16-Aug-1935] [6] [50]
In May 1937 her husband decided to be based from and reside in Carnamah instead of Morawa [5: 14-May-1937]
Travelled from Perth to Carnamah with her husband on Tuesday 8 June 1937 [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Resided at the Carnamah Hotel at 22 Macpherson Street in Carnamah in 1937 [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Helped judge the costumes at the Carnamah Girls Club's Masquerade Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 July 1937 [5: 30-Jul-1937]
Motored from Carnamah to Perth with her husband and small daughter on Friday 10 September 1937 [5: 17-Sep-1937]
Herself and their daughter remained in Perth while her husband returned to Carnamah on Tuesday 14 September 1937 [5: 17-Sep-1937]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Died 7 August 1984; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 21, 221) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Sybil Agnes Preston / Swan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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