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Cornelia SKINNER

Born: 1867

Died: 1949

Additional Information:

Tryphena Rains married William (Bill) Benstead in 1881.  ... Bill became manager of Barrow Creek Pastoral Company, setting up home at Stirling Creek near the Barrow Creek Telegraph Station.  Four years later, Tryphena, their son Bertie and her sister Cornelia joined him at Stirling Creek ...  sister Cornelia Rains married Joseph Skinner and lived at the Telegraph Station.


  • References

    Petrick, Jose.  (2010, November).  The History of Alice Springs through Landmarks & Street Names.  St Marys, South Australia:  Openbook Howden Design and Print.  p. 172.
    Joseph SkinnerPostmaster and Telegraph Officer, Alice Springs Telegraph Station (ASTS).
         Joseph Skinner was Post and Telegraph Officer at the ASTS, from 1887-92.  …
         Skinner married Miss Cornelia Rains on 15 November 1886 at Hermannsburg Mission (refer Benstead St).