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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Gladys Sylvia WYLIE / HUSSEY / PRINCE

Born 1913 [15]
Daughter of "Ray" Raymond Robert WYLIE and Rose Clarice PIMM [P142]
Resided with her parents and siblings on farmland at Emu Hill in the Kumminin district 1915-1921 [6]
They then resided on Salisbury Street in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn before settling on farmland in Goomalling [P142]
Shifted to Carnamah with her parents in 1924 [P135]
Resided with her parents and siblings in a weatherboard house at 17 Boojerabba Street in the Carnamah townsite [P135]
     Boojerabba Street was part of the initial Carnamah townsite, and was named after an Aboriginal locality northeast of Carnamah [P1]
     The Carnamah District Road Board changed the name from Boojerabba to Robertson Street in March 1932 [39: 26-Mar-1932]
Student the Carnamah State School [P5]
Attended the Grand Plain & Fancy Dress Ball held in the Carnamah Hall on 6 August 1925 dressed as a "Black Cat" [9: 21-Aug-1925]
Attended the Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball as a "Picnic" on Saturday 15 October 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Appointed Monitor / Probationary Teacher at the Carnamah State School in February 1929 [4: 16-Feb-1929]
     Probationary School Teacher at the Carnamah State School 1929-1931 [73]
     Received £40 for her first year as probationary teacher and £50 for her second and third years [73]
Later worked at the General Store at 7 Macpherson Street in Carnamah [P129]
Attended the Carnamah Cricket Club's Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 20 April 1929 in a dress of Alice blue taffeta [4: 27-Apr-1929]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended in Freak costume the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the evening Ball after the Carnamah Races on Thursday 2 October 1930 in a dress of blue crepe de chine [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Helped run the Carnamah Presbyterian Church Ladies Guild's Sale of Work held in Carnamah on 13 December 1930 [4: 20-Dec-1930]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club from 1930-31 to 1934-35 [4: 22-Mar-1930] [5: 23-Feb-1934, 12-Apr-1935]
Attended the Card Party held at Mrs Jessie C. THOMPSON's home in Niven Crescent, Carnamah in mid July 1932 [5: 22-Jul-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the town hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of powder blue georgette [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball on 6 August 1932 in a gown of sapphire blue georgette [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of eau-de-nil milanese [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Won 2nd prize for the Best Sign in Wildflowers at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 22 September 1933 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Steward in Charge of the Fancy Work section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1933 [13]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 in a dress of turquoise blue marocain [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Helped run the Carnamah Presbyterian Church's Sunday School in 1933 and 1934[5: 20-Oct-1933, 5-Oct-1934]
Ran the Sweets & Produce Stall at the Carnamah Presbyterian Church's Fete and Concert on 2 November 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
She was among the 150 who attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Travelled down to Perth with Frank ROOKE on 24 January 1936 for Frank's wedding to her sister Daphne [5: 26-Jan-1934]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of her sister Daphne STEPHENS and Frank ROOKE on 27 January 1934 in West Perth [5: 2-Feb-1934]
     Wore ankle length pink georgette with headdresses of pink tulle held in place with rosebuds and carried posies of pink roses [5]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Returned to Carnamah by train on Monday 7 May 1934 after spending a fortnights holiday in Geraldton [5: 11-May-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Attended the Party held at the home of John and Doris MCLEAN in Carnamah on the night of Monday 9 July 1934 [5: 13-Jul-1934]
Attended the Repertory Social, of plays, community singing and dancing, held in Carnamah on 15 August 1934 [5: 17-Aug-1934]
Steward of the Fancy Work section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show on 6 September 1934 [5: 3-Aug-1934]
Travelled from Carnamah to Perth on Wednesday 6 February 1935 with John and Maud ILES and their daughter Maud [5: 8-Feb-1935]
After spending a holiday in Perth returned to Carnamah with Mrs Maud ILES and Miss Maud ILES on 24 February 1935 [5: 1-Mar-1935]
Left Carnamah by train on Wednesday 15 May 1935 and shifted to Geraldton for an indefinite period [5: 17-May-1935]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of May ROCCHI and Stuart FORD at Saint Andrew's in Carnamah on Saturday 25 January 1936 [5]
     Wore a picture hat and apricot and eau-de-nil georgette frock with daintily shirred cape, velvet girdle and silver trimmings [5]
     Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
     After spending the weekend with family in Carnamah she returned to Geraldton by train on Monday 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
After a residence of ten months she left Geraldton on Friday 21 February 1936 and shifted back to Carnamah [5: 28-Feb-1936]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 29 February 1936, wearing pink georgette [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Accompanied Three Springs farmer R. James EVANS to Perth by car on Monday 9 March 1936 [5: 13-Mar-1936]
After spending several months in Perth she returned to Carnamah on Tuesday 3 November 1936 [5: 6-Nov-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 26-Feb-1937]
Admitted to the Carnamah Private Hospital at 14 Robertson Street, Carnamah with appendicitis on 4 March 1937 [5: 5-Mar-1937]
Resided in Carnamah in 1939 and 1940 [0: images 03009, 03045]
Member of the Carnamah M.U.O.I.F.S. Loyal Lodge in 1940 [0: image 03066]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1940 [0: image 03906]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1940 [0: image 03925]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society - was Secretary in 1940[141] [0: image 03839]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District War and Patriotic Fund in 1941 [0: image 04014]
Steward of the Knitting section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show on 11 September 1941 [13]
Married (1) James Whyte Cook HUSSEY in Perth in 1943 [66]
     They resided at 25 Downey Drive in the Perth suburb of Manning in the 1950s and 1960s [50]
     Her first husband, late of the Perth suburb of Manning, passed away at the age of 59 years on 27 May 1970 [2]
Married (2) Saul PRINCE [2] [50]
     Also resided at 25 Downey Drive in the Perth suburb of Manning with her second husband [50]
     Her second husband, late of the Perth suburb of Carlisle, passed away at the age of 75 years on 8 November 1983 [2]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Salter Point [2]
Died 21 October 2007; ashes buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Presbyterian, DC, 943) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gladys Sylvia Wylie / Hussey / Prince' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 December 2017 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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