FREEDOM OF INFORMATION RESULT- WINNIE SINGLETON

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION RESULT- WINNIE SINGLETON

The words in the image below certainly apply to me. I have loved social history since I was very young, Family history is even closer to my heart, especially right now, in relation to my second cousin, Winnie. Visitors to this website will be aware that I

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION – A JOURNEY TO WINNIE!

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION - A JOURNEY TO WINNIE!

While researching my Tasmanian family history I discovered that my great-uncle Arthur’s daughter Winifred (Winnie) Singleton died in 1937 at Victoria’s Sunbury Asylum, aged 19. I also came across a sad story that she had been admitted after attacking her mother with a knife. Winnie and her

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WHERE IS WINIFRED?

WHERE IS WINIFRED?

Winifred Julia Singleton (Winnie) was born near Ulverstone, Tasmania on November 29 1918,  the first child of Arthur and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Singleton. Arthur Singleton was my great uncle. There is only one known photo of Winnie. It was taken in 1924, when she and her little sister

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YOUNG CASUALTIES OF WAR – THE SINGLETON SISTERS

YOUNG CASUALTIES OF WAR - THE SINGLETON SISTERS

The following  story is about my great-uncle Arthur, who I never met and barely knew existed during my childhood.  This was despite the fact that my father had been named in his honour.  Arthur  died when I was fifteen. He was buried in our local  cemetery at

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