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Catherine Amelia WELLS

Also known as: née Long, Kate

Born: 17/9/1868

Special Achievements:

Kate was the first white woman to live at Alice Springs.
Drove the mail and passenger coach from Alice Springs to Oodnadatta when her husband was too drunk to drive.


  • Document - Mother is Born

    History written by N Douglas McPherson, Western Australia, date unknown, pages 23-25. from NPWHF Catherine Amelia WELLS file

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  • Document - South Perth Woman Recalls Pioneer Days

    from NPWHF Catherine Amelia WELLS file

    Doreen Cullen - THE WEST AUSTRALIAN - Wednesday, May 27, 1964 - page 6

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