Kinder & Matilda Maud Crask
|born||4 October 1869, Windsor, Victoria, Australia|
|died||4 April 1941, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia|
|buried||7 April 1941, St Kilda Cemetery, Victoria, Australia|
|Florence was born on 4 October
1869 at her parents' home in Green
Street, Windsor, Victoria.
Green Street is very nearby St Davids Street where her grandparents were living.
As a child, she moved around with her parents to 18/3 Church Street, Richmond and later, around 1873, to the more permanent family home at 31 Evelyn Street, St Kilda[4,5].
|John Dunwoodie was born, not in
Belfast, but Crumlin, Country Antrim,
Northern Ireland on 4 February 1864.
His parents were William Dunwoodie and Martha Gibson[6,7].
John may have had 3 siblings - William Mack, Eleanor and George.
No record of his arrival in Australia has been found.
Bert and Florence lived in Adelaide for perhaps 10 years.
On 29 June 1907, while living at 92 Angas Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Florence sent a postcard to her mother, Matilda Maud with the short note (at left). On the other side of the card is a picture of a young girl (not related) who reminds Florence of her niece, Doreen Skoglund, and she wanted to share this with Matilda Maud.
|Florence suffered from
debilitating arthritis and spent at least the
last 10 years of her life in a wheelchair.
Florence died on 4 April 1941 and was buried on 7 April.
She was interred in the same grave as her mother, Matilda Maud at the St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, Victoria, grave reference IND-23-C-293A.
She was 71 years of age.
Florence's death certificate staes that she died of Uraemia (kidney failure) and had suffered from Chronic Nephritis for a number of years.
At the time of her death, she was at “Helenirma” Private Hospital, Gladstone Parade, Elsternwick, Victoria.
Her usual residence was stated as 401 Kooyong Road, Elsternwick.
Notice that the death certificate
incorrectly states her place
of marriage and Bert Bosisto's