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WESTONIA West Australia

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WESTONIA West Australia

Located in Western Australia's Wheatbelt, 316km east of Perth, 306km west of Kalgoorlie and 55km east of Merredin the Shire of Westonia is renowned for its stunning natural woodlands, breathtaking granite outcrops, beautiful wildflowers and vast open skies

The town of Westonia was named after Alfred David Weston, a sandalwood cutter who prospected in his spare time, and discovered gold near Boodalin Soak in 1910. He pegged the lease and started mining, creating a rush of gold prospectors to the area

Population of Westonia over the years:

1921 842
1933 1,032
1947 547
1954 487
1961 435
1966 612
1971 473
1976 510
1981 453
1986 484
1991 282
1996 292
2001 237
2006 213

WESTONIA CEMETERY

information for the Headstones at Westonia Cemetery was taken from the site SWAN GENEALOGY which provides a family and local history research service for people wishing to learn more about their family members who decided to seek new opportunities in Australia

The following names have headstone photos at this link:
Westonia Cemetery Headstones

... some birth dates may be based on age at death ...

BELLINI, Venanzio
1 Jan 1925 - 10 June 1996

BURT, Frank
1871 - 8 Aptil 1931
- husband of Florence

CHADD, Francis Benjamin
15 August 1879 - Sept 1919
- hsband of Nellie Chadd

COUSINS, Alex H
Dec 1884 - 25 Nov 1929
- husband of Beatrice Ruby
- father of Ethel, Bessie, Sandy

COUSINS, Beatrice Ruby
1887 - 2 March 1983
- wife of Alex
- mother of Ethel, Bess, Sandy

FUHRMANN, Victor
1876 - 22 Sept 1919
- born Hamilton, Victoria
- 4th son of Charlie & Amelia Fuhrmann, Drouin, Victoria
- enlisted as Private 23/28/2, 11th Battalion, 4th Reinforcements A.I.F.
- enlisted from Blackboy Hill military camp West Autralia
- NEXT OF KIN: brother William Charles Fuhrmann, Drouin, Victoria
- embarked from Fremantle on HMAT A8 Argyllshire 19 April 1915
- returned to Australia 20 Jan 1916

GLENHILL, Claude Hubert
1879 - 1919

GOODWIN, Elizabeth
1873 - 2 January 1919

HARFORD, Rachel
1867 - 23 July 1948
- wife of George Harford

HARFORD, George
1869 - 25 May 1949
- husband of Rachel

HARFORD, ?
unknwon, at Footstone

HICKEY, Cornelius
1853 - 9 October 1915
- brother of J. Hickey

HUDSON, Edith
1894 - 13 September 1975
- wife of William

HUDSON, William
1883 - 1 October 1929
- husband of Ethel

JENSEN, Isla Dorothy
1917 - 8 March 1920
- daughter of J.E & J.F Jensen

JOHNSON, Peter
? - 21 April 1921
- husband of Margaret

JOHNSTON, Winifred Ada
1905 - 2001
- wife of Robert
- mother of Robert, Phyllis & Joan
- stepmother of Pansy

KENNEDY, Thomas
1859 - 19 July 1918

LEACH, Helene Elizabeth 'Nell'
? - 28 May 1982
- wife of George
- mother of Joyce & Ken

LEACH, George Arthur
? - 4 January 1983
- husband of Nell
- father of Joyce & Ken

LINDLEY, Bertha Katherine
1906 - 6 May 1991
- wife of Percy
- mother of June & Kevin

LINDLEY, Percy Stuart
1908 - 30 January 1996
- husband of Bertha
- father of June & Kevin

LOCK, Agnes Eliza
? - 29 May 1922
- wife of Maurice
- mother of Dorothea & Lula

LUCAS, Andrew
1884 - 5 September 1919

LUCKIE, William Julius
- served with the AIF as Private 23/28/2, 11th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
- NEXT OF KIN: Mother, Mrs Fannie Luckie, Halswell, Wellington, NZ
- elisted from Badfern Rock via Dowerin, Western Australia
- embarked Fremantle, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire 19 April 1915
- returned to Australia 15 Nov 1916
1875 - 28 August 1919

MANNING, Thomas
1874 - 13 March 1939

MARCH, Dennis Norman
? - 1980
- Shire Clerk of Westonia from Aug 1968 to Dec 1979

McCARLIE, Emma
1876 - 29 August 1929

McINTOSH, Agnes
10 Oct 1865 - 3 November 1936
- born in Hermiston, Scotland

McLENNAN, Alexander R
1874 - 1 November1948

NEAL, John Alfred
1884 - 25 April 1919

O'HALLORAN, Patrick Joseph
? - 1 September 1919

OLIVER, Joseph Thomas Coxon
1895 - May 1933
- husband of Margaret

PERRIN, Cyril Aubrey
11 June 1910 - 18 September 1986
- husband of Gwennith

PERRIN, Gwennith Elaine
24 May 1913 - 14 August 1972
- wife of Gwennith

PETTIT, Charles
1870 - 15 June 1916

POLLARD, Ellen
1867 - 15 September 1935
- wife of Thomas James

POLLARD, Thomas James
1875 - 1 September 1919
- husband of Ellen

ROSS, Alexander
26 June 1896 - 19 August 1970
- husabnd of Edwina

ROSS, Edwina (nee POLLARD)
28 August 1904 - 24 July 1992
- wife f Alexander

SCOTT, John William
1865 - 14 June 1925
- husband of Amy

SCOTT, William Arthur
? - 29 February 1924
- about 12-13 years old ?
- son of J.W. & A. Scott

VARDY, Aaron
? - 17 July 1917
- married

WARDROP, Bedelia
1871 - 20 September 1913
- wife of Neil

WARDROP, Neil
1855 - 19 March 1914
- husband of Bedelia
- father of Jane, John & Mary
- family in Victoria

WILSON, Tom
? - 27 September 1919
- husband of Janie
- father of Jean, Tom & Ivey

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on 2011-02-13 20:04:00

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