Margaret Lillian Dodimead

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Margaret Lillian Dodimead

Birthplace: Melksham, Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: April 10, 1972 (86-94)
Sydney, NSW Wales, Australia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Eli Dodimead and Martha Dodimead
Wife of Arthur Beardsmore
Mother of Margaret Harriet Beardsmore
Sister of Louisa Kate Dodimead; Samuel Ernest Roberts; Florence Sanford; Agatha Elizabeth Dodimead; Eli John Dodimead and 7 others

Managed by: Mark Joseph Cahill
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About Margaret Lillian Dodimead

Samuel along with his sister Louisa Kate were witnesses at Margaret's Marriage to Arthur Beardsmore on the 26/12/1907.

1881 Census Living at Home with her Parents in Bath Road Melksham.Wiltshire

1891 Census Living at Home with her Parents in Bath Road Melksham.Wiltshire

Margaret Lilian Emigrated: on the12 Apr 1906, from Liverpool, Lancashire, England to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.With her sister Louisa Kate ,

She married in 1907 in Winnipeg, ** Her Sister Louisa Kate Colbourne Nee Dodimead was a witness along with their half brother Samuel Ernest Roberts

Lillian Was recorded in 1908 in Canada as working as a Domestic Servant  at 482 Wardlaw , for Mr J P Bell Inspector for the Canadian Bank of Commerce . In 1911 she and her husband decided to try thier luck in  Australia, and on the way came to England to visit her Parents and show off her new husband Arthur, and Daughter Margaret Hattie,  They are recorded as leaving London England for Australia on the 25th Oct  1911  on board the P&O Passenger Ship Wakool Their Daughter Margaret was recorded as between the age of 1 & 12 Years of age.
Louisa Kate was very upset about her leaving Canada ,,,,

Lillian and Arthur had Their only Daughter Margaret Harriet in Canada on the 17th Jan 1909

Arthur and Margaret came back to the UK in May 1960 for a visit , and stayed for a few weeks at 11, West End, Melksham. They returned to Australia on the 28 June 1960.

Margaret lived out the rest of her life in Australia.

Margaret & Arthur lived at 101 Broken Bay Road , Ettalong, New South Wales Australia.

As said her sister Louisa Kate was upset that she moved to Australia and lost contact with Margaret Lillian for a long time but she did take a holiday in 1957 and meet Margaret Louisa Kate stayed for 5 months then went home to Canada , and never saw Margaret Lillian again sadly.

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Margaret Lillian Dodimead's Timeline

August 10, 1881
Melksham, Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)
January 17, 1909
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
April 10, 1972
Age 90
Sydney, NSW Wales, Australia