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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Winifred Myrtle STEPHENS / WILKES

Born 13 August 1914 in Perth, Western Australia [15] [84]
Daughter of Samuel John STEPHENS and Phyllis Edith WILKES [84]
Resided with her parents on farmland in Kununoppin [50] [84]
She was baptised into the Methodist Church by J. H. MURPHY of Merredin on 13 October 1914 [84]
Prior to 1933 she had resided in Carnamah for an unknown period of time [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Her half-sister E. Vera STEPHENS was part proprietress of the Pyramid Tea Rooms in Carnamah from 1930 to 1938 [4: 9-Jul-1938]
After spending a short holiday with her sister in Carnamah she returned to Perth on Wednesday 13 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Spent another holiday with her sister in Carnamah in late November and early December 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935, 13-Dec-1935]
Along with her sister Vera attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's reading on Wednesday evening 4 December 1935 [5: 6-Dec-1935]
After holidaying with her sister left Carnamah and returned to Albany on Thursday 12 December 1935 [5: 13-Dec-1935]
In 1936 she was working as a Housemaid and living at 61 Middleton Road in Albany[50]
Married Arthur Cyril WILKES in 1937 [66]
Resided with her husband in Albany [16]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Winifred Myrtle Stephens / Wilkes' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 June 2022 from [reference list]

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