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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Alda Marjory LEONARD / LYON

Born 1907 [15]
Daughter of "Jack" John Edward LEONARD and Selina May BRANDIS [P2]
Resided with her parents in Three Springs [19]
Student at the Three Springs State School in 1919 [10: 3-Oct-1919]
Won the Threat the Needle Race at the Peace Celebrations held in Three Springs on Saturday 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
Attended May BERRIGAN's 21st Birthday held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday 12 September 1919 [9: 19-Sep-1919]
Received 2nd prize for Writing (Under 14 Years) at the Three Springs Day held on Thursday 25 September 1919 [10: 3-Oct-1919]
Won a 1st prize for Drawing at the Three Springs Day held in Three Springs on Thursday 23 September 1920 [10: 15-Oct-1920]
Married Percy John LYON on 16 October 1926 at Saint Ignatius Church in Norwood, South Australia [55]
Resided with her husband in Three Springs, where he worked as a contractor and labourer [6] [19]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Ball on 25 September 1930 wearing apricot marocain with silver lace [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Received approval in September 1933 to have built a two roomed building in Williamson Street, Three Springs [5: 22-Sep-1933]
Won 1st and 2nd prizes for female White Leghorn at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
At the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1934 won 1st prize for Home Cured Ham and 2nd for Laundry Soap [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Three Springs Road Board refused her permission to erect a verandah on her house as it "didn't conform with the Act" [5: 23-Oct-1936]
Resided in Three Springs until 1938 [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Kenwick [2]
Died 22 April 1970; buried Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Roman Catholic, CC, 500) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alda Marjory Leonard / Lyon' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 January 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/alda-marjory-leonard [sources]




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