Inquiry William Arnott granddaughter/’Waratah’ home

Waratah 37 Homebush Rd Strathfeld
Waratah 37 Homebush Rd Strathfeld

In response to a question regarding a granddaughter of William Arnott:

Q:  Effie Gladys Piper was the daughter of one of the Arnott brothers daughters I am trying to find out more about her, I have very little history. Effie died in 1923. I think she was the granddaughter of William Arnott

A:  Effie Piper was born in 1892 at ‘Waratah’ Homebush Road Strathfield.  She was the daughter of Edward Piper and Eliza Wood Arnott (daughter of William Arnott and Monica Sinclair).  There is a marriage recorded in 1921 of Effie G Piper and Edward Shaw at Sutherland in NSW.  The death of Effie Gladys Shaw was recorded on 22 July 1923 (father Edward and mother Eliza) and she is buried at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, New South Wales.

‘Waratah’ is located at 37 Homebush Road Strathfield.  Theis house is still in existance.

Author:  Cathy Jones 2013


  1. Effie Gladys Piper was married to my grandfather Edward Seymour Shaw. My father Jack Seymour Shaw was born July 1923. I know very little history of my grandmothers family


    1. s taylor do u know if your grandfather ever married a Marcella Devereaux Palmes she is my 2nd great-aunt and looking on it seams like she may have


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