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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Vera Gwendoline HURRELL / HEINZ

Born 26 October 1912 in Elliston, South Australia [55]
Daughter of William James HURRELL and Hannah STARKEY [55]
Grew up on the Eyre Peninsular in South Australia and was educated at in Penong, South Australia [P154]
Married William Adolphus HEINZ on 2 July 1934 in Port Lincoln, South Australia[55]
Resided with her husband and children in South Australia and then at 217 Collins Street in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia [P154]
The trip to Kalgoorlie was made from Cummins, South Australia in a 1926 model Cleveland car [P154]
Resided with her husband and children in Kalgoorlie for about a year - during which time she won prizes for cooking [P154]
In August 1937 shifted to Carnamah with her husband and sons Ted and Laurie [P154]
They initially resided in a house at 82 Macpherson Street, Carnamah - which was rented from Charles ROBERTSON [P154]
Later resided at in the house at 15 Robertson Street, Carnamah - which was rented from local farmer Robert NIVEN [P154]
In Carnamah on 23 October 1942 she had a visit from one of her brothers who she hadn't seen for nine years [0: image 04180]
Resided in Carnamah until her death during childbirth in 1943 [P154]
Mother of Edward, Laurence, Alfred, Dulcie, Lorna and Betty [P154]
Died 19 October 1943 in Three Springs; buried at the Three Springs General Cemetery in Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 55) [24]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Vera Gwendoline Hurrell / Heinz' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 August 2020 from [sources]

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