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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Alma Elizabeth CARR / CULLEN

Born 1893 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of William John CARR and Mary Ann PEACH [15]
Married "Jack" John Joseph CULLEN in Perth in 1920 [66]
Resided with her husband and children on farmland on the Carnamah Estate in Carnamah 1921-1928 [6] [19] [44]
Attended the Carnamah Race Club's Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 10 April 1924 in a dress of sand crepe de chene [10: 24-Apr-1924]
Attended the Grand Plain & Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah on 6 August 1925 wearing a dress of helio georgette & lace [9: 21-Aug-1925]
Exhibited in the Confectionary and Vegetable sections of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 30 September 1926 [9: 15-Oct-1926]
     Won 1st for Fancy Scones, Potatoes and Broad Beans; and 2nd for Plain Scones, Early Cabbage, Turnips, Swedes and Parsnips [9]
She was a very load and witty barracker in support of Carnamah at local football matches [P5]
The Carnamah Football Club presented her with a prize at their Grand Ball in 1927 in appreciation of her support [4: 7-May-1927]
The prize was a monetary one of ten shillings and six pence and was for being "the best lady barracker" [4: 7-May-1927]
Won 2nd prizes for Plain Scones, Fancy Scones and Cake at the Carnamah Agricultural Show & Sports Carnival in 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Along with her husband and children spent Christmas at Dongara Beach in 1927 [4: 7-Jan-1928]
Attended Charles ROBERTSON and Winifred M. LANG's wedding and reception in Carnamah on 27 March 1928 [4: 31-Mar-1928]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bayswater [2]
Mother of Percy, Roy and Jack [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Died 24 April 1971; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, PC, 259) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alma Elizabeth Carr / Cullen' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 March 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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