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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Agnes Lawson SHARP / HEINZ

Born 1924 [15]
Daughter of George SHARP and Agnes Scott LAWSON [P4]
Resided with her parents on Yarrow Farm on the Yarra Yarra Estate in Carnamah in 1924 and 1925 [P133]
Following her father's death in July 1925 resided with her mother and brother Charlie on Yarrow Farm in Carnamah [P133]
Grew up on her mother's Yarrow Farm not far from the Carnamah townsite[P166]
Student at the Carnamah State School and when old enough helped her mother and brother run the farm [P148]
Attended the Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball as a "Powder Puff" on Saturday 15 October 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Attended the 1929 Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball, dressed as "Grandmother's Work Bag" [4: 13-Jul-1929]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Carnamah on 18 August 1932 dressed as a "Milk Maid" [5: 26-Aug-1932]
At the conclusion of 1933 she received the prize for the most hardworking student in Grade III at the Carnamah School [5: 22-Dec-1933]
Won 2nd prizes for Cane & Raffia Work, Crayon Drawing and Needlework at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Pitcher for the girls of the Carnamah State School when they played baseball against Three Springs on 27 September 1935 [5: 4-Oct-1935]
Competed in the tennis match between the girls of the Carnamah and Winchester state schools on 26 October 1935 [5: 1-Nov-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 as a "Broadcaster" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Competed in the tennis match between the Carnamah and Billeroo-Winchester schools on Friday 8 November 1935 [5: 15-Nov-1935]
Won 2nd for Cream Puffs by girl under 18 years in the Confectionary section at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Also exhibited in the Educational section of the 1936 Carnamah Agricultural Show where she won a 1st prize for Needlework [5]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 30-Oct-1936]
Competed in the Carnamah Tennis Club's Easter Tennis Tournament at Centenary Park in Carnamah in March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Competed at the Carnamah R.S.L. Easter Athletic Sports Meeting at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Monday 29 March 1937 [5]
     Won the 12-14 Years Girls Running Race and came 2nd in the Girls Bike Race of two laps of the oval [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Attended the largely attended Carnamah Tennis Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 17 April 1937 in white crepe de chine [5: 23-Apr-1937]
After the hit of the first ball she was the quickest to retrieve the ball at the Carnamah Golf Club's Season Opening in 1937 [5: 7-May-1937]
Attended and received a coronation medal at the Coronation Celebrations at Centenary Park in Carnamah on 12 May 1937 [5]
     Won the 12 Years & Over Thread the Needle and came 3rd in the 12 Years & Over Girls Race and Girls Potato Race [5]
     Herself and Winsome MCSWAIN won the 12 to 15 Girls Three Legged Race [5]
     The festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5: 14-May-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club 1937-1952 [4: 7-Aug-1937, 9-Jul-1938] [12: 22-May-1952]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1939-1945 [0: images 03018, 03939 & 04374]
Member of the Carnamah Ladies' Rifle Shooting Club in 1941 [0: image 02933]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
Married Carnamah mechanic "Bill" William Adolphus HEINZ in December 1949 [P148]
Resided with her husband and their children in a house on Niven Crescent in the Carnamah townsite [P166]
After separating from her husband left Carnamah and shifted to Perth [P166]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bentley [2]
Mother of Robyne, Rodney and Ross [P148]
Died 23 October 2003; ashes scattered Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 18, 280) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Agnes Lawson Sharp / Heinz' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/agnes-lawson-sharp [sources]




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