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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Vera MCDONALD / HAMMER

Born 1904 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of George James Cameron MCDONALD and Anna Charlotte EIFFLER [15]
Married Harry HAMMER in 1924 [66]
Resided with her husband their two children at 287 Hampton Road in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [215]
Her husband was a haulage contractor and worked in Coorow during the 1927-28 and 1928-29 wheat carting seasons [215]
With their children she remained in Perth for the 1927-28 wheat carting season but they went to Coorow for the 1928-29 season [215]
Prior to going she wrote to the Education Department enquiring about the Coorow State School building which was 'To Let' [215]
Resided in Coorow 1928-1934 [215] [5: 30-Mar-1934]
Lived in the Coorow State School building until moving out on Friday 21 February 1930 as the school was reopening [215]
They then resided at a house on the quarter acre Gov Lot 44 on the west side of the Coorow townsite owned by her husband [3] [215]
Along with her husband, parents-in-law and brother-in-law left Coorow in March 1934 [5: 30-Mar-1934]
Prior to their departure the five of them were tendered a Farewell Social at the Coorow Hall on Thursday 29 March 1934 [5: 30-Mar-1934]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Mother of Adelaide Charlotte [215]
Died 15 January 1998; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Vera McDonald / Hammer' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/vera-mcdonald [reference list]




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