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Ivy Elizabeth JOHNSTON

Ivy Elizabeth JOHNSTON

Female 1905 - 1976  (70 years)

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  • Name Ivy Elizabeth JOHNSTON  [1
    Born 4 Oct 1905  Leonora WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes Passed away with marrying in 1976  [1
    • Born at Leonora, W.A. on 4/10/1905. Never married. Became a tailoress.

      Death: on 15/6/1976 aged 70 years at the Derby Hospital, W.A. interred at Derby.

      History: Ivy was the 5th child of Elizabeth & Matthew Johnston. She was an enthusiastic Girl Guide in her youth and her Merit Card dated 3/12/1919 is still held by her family. She quali as a tailoress in 1925 and worked at Charles Canns, Perth, for many years. She shared with her sister Margaret in the purchase of a house at Inglewood as well as the holiday one at Furnissdale near Mandurah, W.A. She helped with the raising of Gordon's two motherless sons and took great pleasure in her nieces and nephews, at times making miniature suits for the boys 'for special occasions. She moved to Derby in 1958 and was there employed at the Derby Hospital 95 their
      seamstress until her retirement and died at that town as shown above.
    Occupation Derby WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tailoress in Perth WA, then travelled to Derby in 1958, stayed because the aeroplance had problems and she stayed on Derby until she passed away in Derby hospital with an ulcerated leg and caught hospital infection and died in hospital. FM of Pat Longs mother memory.
    Seamstress at Derby Hospital WA.  
    Occupation Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Tailoress with Charles Canns 
    Died 15 Jun 1976  Derby WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Born at Leonora, W.A. on 4/10/1905. Never married. Became a tailoress.

      Died at Derby General Hospital having worke as a tailoress in Derby Hospital.

      Interred at Derby WA
    Buried Derby WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-5767  Christina and Donald McLean | Ewen (Hugh the younger) McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2017 

    Father Matthew JOHNSTON,   b. 20 Oct 1864, Bremer SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1936, Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship -1863 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann MCLEAN,   b. 9 Dec 1874, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1948, Merredin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship -1863 
    Married 17 Nov 1896  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F-1863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    0630 - Johnston family - Myrtle, Ivy, Clover and in front Murial.jpg
    0630 - Johnston family - Myrtle, Ivy, Clover and in front Murial.jpg
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    0636 - Johnston, Long, Carless, Loder, Watson, Fletcher & Hamer.jpg
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    Stories
    1995 - Ivy Elizabeth Johnston
    1995 - Ivy Elizabeth Johnston
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-54] FM Pat Long-nee Loder, Interview Lorna McLean.
      Seamstress at Derby Hospital WA information provided unevidenced family memory (FM). Evidence pending.

      Pat Long (nee Loder) in a face to face interview advised Lorna McLean (researcher) on 19/6/2016 of this death date. No evidence pending


    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 16 Jun 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Matthew JOHNSTON and Elizabeth Ann MCLEAN Marriage Date: 1896, November 17 Marriage Place: Res of Mrs Jefferis StrathalbynSA Groom Age: 31 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1865 Groom Father: John JOHNSTON Bride Age: 20
      Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1876 Bride Father Name: Hugh MCLEAN Book/Page: 189/525