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Sarah Ethel Marsland Ball

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Sarah Ethel Marsland Ba ll Sarah Ethel Marsland Ball by Great -Great Granddaughter Melanie Evans September 1979 On April 9th, 1863, the McKenna family arrived at Fremantle from Ireland having boarded the ship “Burlington” at Southampton, England. Alice McKenna was the fourth child of Terryn and Margaret McKenna. When she arrived in Western Australia she […]

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Mary Jane Piesse

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mary jane piesse Mrs. Mary Jane Piesse (Katanning’s “First Lady”) Born:  Mary Jane Elizabeth Chipper, Perth – 1854 Died: 5 April 1936 – Buried Karrakatta Cemetery Married:    Frederick Henry PIESSE                        18 Oct 1877 at Kojonup, by the Rev. W. Wardell Johnson Children:  Frederick Thomas Roper PIESSE, 1878-1925 (in Randwick, NSW)                       (Married 1905 […]

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KATANNING CINEMAS

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  katanning cinemas KING’S HALL Aberdeen St, Katanning Holly’s shed faced Aberdeen Street, but with a postal address in Austral Terrace. it was located behind the Mechanics Institute but slightly closer to Clive St. About 1909, this shed was converted into a roller skating rink, with a jarrah floor. In August 1912, J.A. Punch, who […]

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Genealogy Links

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genealogy links   Are you researching your family history? Genealogy Links: As we all look to the future, many of us are looking to our past to see where we came from. Often, this is an exciting journey as we find various ancestors and family members, who they were, what the did, and where they […]