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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Yvonne Gloria GRANT / FRENCH

Born 9 April 1932 in Subiaco, Western Australia [39: 11-Apr-1932]
Daughter of "Jack" John Alexander GRANT and Olive May PARKIN [39: 11-Apr-1932]
Resided with her parents on Woodlyn Farm in Perenjori [19] [39: 11-Apr-1932]
Married Roy Joseph FRENCH of Perenjori on Tuesday 16 June 1953 at Saint George's Cathedral in Perth [39: 17-Jun-1953] [66]
Resided with her husband in Kondinin, where he worked as a Labourer [50]
Also resided with her husband on her father's Woodlyn Farm in Perenjori, where her husband worked as a Farmhand [50]
While expecting her second child she was taken to the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs, where she died [P413]
Mother of Yvette [233]
Died 27 December 1955 in Three Springs; buried Perenjori Cemetery in Perenjori, Western Australia (Plot 69) [83]
Her daughter was raised by her uncle "Bob" Robert W. PARKIN and aunt "Millie" Mildred M. GRANT (nee PARKIN) [P413]


From The West Australian newspaper, Monday 11 April 1932:
"Births - GRANT - On April 9, at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, to Olive, wife of J. A. Grant, Woodlyn, Perenjori, W.A. - a daughter (Yvonne Gloria). Both well."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Yvonne Gloria Grant / French' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 April 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/yvonne-gloria-grant [sources]




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