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Heidelberg’s Busy Bee Signature Quilt, 1895-96

Square K9

Quilt square K9

Transcription

Captn Geo R. Cumming / Williamstown

Summary

This square represents Captain George Robertson Cumming (1856-1930).

Further information

Born in Scotland, Captain Cumming migrated to Australia and worked in the merchant navy. In 1891 he married Annie Smith of Templestowe - see [K13] - and they lived at 2 Forster Street, Williamstown.

When the quilt was made, George and Annie had three small boys, each of whom has a square on the quilt:


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