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Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Kookynie Hospital
Date of Death: 07 June 1911
Date of Burial:08 June 1911
Age:67 years
Cause of Death:Carcinoma of the Bowel
OGM Ref#: 1975
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


The deceased had been suffering for a year with the disease which took her life. She had spent 8 years in Victoria and 36 in South Australia before arriving in Western Australia.

Lucy's father, William Brooks, was born about 1811 in Norfolk, England. He married Lucy Barton in 1839 at Cambridge. She was born there in 1812. Their family of three girls and three boys were born between 1844 and 1856. Lucy Sarah was the eldest of the family.

William died in January 1868 in Cambridge and his wife died on 7 October 1889 in the Union Workhouse, Cambridge.

Lucy's husband, Jameson Steel, died 5 May 1909 at Moorak, South Australia. His first marriage was in 1845 to Janet Todd Scott, who bore him 12 children. She died 16 March 1864.

In 1944, Lucy's daughter, Lucy Steel, was the Secretary of the Labor Women's Organising Committee of the Australian Labor Party.

Lucy senior is buried in Plot 45 of the Anglican Portion of the Kookynie Cemetery.

Parents:Lucy (nee BARTON) and William BROOKS
Spouse:Jameson STEEL
Marriage Details:21 December 1864, Farmers Inn, Mount Gambier, South Australia; Marriage Registration 62/6 Grey
Children:Archibald Brooks b.5 January 1870; Lucy Clara b.23 November 1872;
Birth Details:June 1844, Cambridge, England; Birth Registration Vol 14, Page 13, Cambridge
Death Certificate:11/1911, North Coolgardie