Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born C.1917
Daughter of William Herbert BURGESS and Alma Chloride STEED [5: 29-Mar-1935] [19]
Resided in Arrino in 1934 [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Travelled from Arrino to Perth for three weeks holiday, and returned to Arrino on Saturday 21 July 1934 [5: 6-Jul-1934, 27-Jul-1934]
Left Arrino in mid August 1934 to attend college, at which she devoted much time to the study of music [5: 24-Aug-1934]
In 1935 herself and her brother were students at the Seventh Day Adventist College in the Perth suburb of Carmel [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Married "Frank" Francis Arthur BRAYLEY in Arrino on Tuesday afternoon 6 April 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937]
     Their wedding took place on the farmhouse of Claude E. and Florence H. M. MALEY in Arrino [5]
     Officiating minister of their wedding was Pastor HOOPER of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Perth [5]
     After their wedding breakfast with fifty family and friends they left Arrino during the evening [5]
Initially resided with her husband in Perth [5: 16-Apr-1937]
Herself and her husband resided in Arrino in 1939, during which time her husband's occupation was "Student" [19]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Bickley from as early as 1952 until her death in 1961 [2] [4: 1-Nov-1952]
Died 5 September 1961; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Seventh Day Adventist, BA, 336) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Verna Alma Burgess / Brayley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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