HerStory

Leah MORCK

Born: 1881

Died: 10 May 1966

Special Achievements:

Wife of drover, cattleman, bushman of Western Australia and Northern Territory, Tom MORCK.  At 15 Mrs MORCK was mother to her seven siblings after their mother's death.  Managed hotel on Western Australian goldfields.  Went droving with husband after marriage.


Resources

  • References

    Durack, Mary.  (2014).  Sons In The Saddle.  Australia:  Random House.


  • References

    McCann, Frank.  The Story of a Pioneer.  The Catholic Weekly.  September 12, 1963:16,17,23.


  • Image - Mrs Morck

    from NPWHF Mrs MORCK file; photo provided by John Bridge


  • References

    Her son "Jack Morck, aged 2 years, died 29/10/1909."  He is buried at "Morck's Well, Stockwell No. 2A, South Branch, Gascoyne River, Western Australia."