Brinkworth, "Tommy" Ivy Marjory (nee Shemmeld)
|Type of person||Individual|
|Date of birth||1902|
|Place of birth|| Angaston, South Australia
|Date of death||1994|
"Tommy" Brinkworth (nee Shemmeld) was one of eight children born and raised at Angaston. In 1950, after living for a number of years at and Tumby Bay and Minlaton, she and her husband, Ronald Brinkworth, purchased a property (Lyncroft) of seven acres near Gawler. After her husband's death, Mrs Brinkworth lived out almost all of her remaining years in a house on Adelaide Road, Gawler.
The Humble Folk is an account of "Tommy" Brinkworth's life. The first edition, compiled by E V Prest, was published in 1991. This 2nd edition, published in 1993, was revised by Irmgard Kobelt. Permission for the Gawler History Team to reproduce The Humble Folk on this website has been kindly given by Mrs P and Mr T Brinkworth.
Click here to read The Humble Folk.