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Evelyn Crawford (1928–?)

Evelyn Crawford

Evelyn Crawford (as told to Chris Walsh) Over my tracks: a remarkable life Ringwood: Penguin 1993 NAME: Evelyn Crawford SEX: Female BIRTH DATE: 1928 BIRTH PLACE: Rossmore Station, near Burke FIRST LANGUAGE: Burunji SIGNIFICANT LOCALITIES: Yantabulla, near the Queensland border in New South Wales: The small station townships that the family travelled to when Crawford was young (p.3), and where she attended primary school. (pp.12-49) Mootawingee: where Crawford received a...

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