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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Ann WHITEHURST / MORGAN

Born 1889 in Geraldton, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Emanuel WHITEHURST and Ann BLAYNEY [15]
Resided in Moonyoonooka near Geraldton prior to getting married [9: 16-Dec-1910]
Married Stephen John Henry MORGAN on 2 November 1910 at the Anglican Church in Geraldton [9]
To her wedding she wore a cream silk voile dress, with hat to match, trimmed with tulle and lilies of the valley [9]
Her bridesmaids were her sisters, who wore cream lustre trimmed with pale blue ribbon and hat to match [9]
After the wedding ceremony their wedding breakfast was held during the afternoon at her parents home 12 miles from Geraldton [9]
They spent the night of their wedding in Geraldton and then proceeded to Three Springs on 3 November 1910 [9: 16-Dec-1910]
Resided on Mingatarra Farm in Three Springs 1910-1974 [P109]
In 1913 her sister Amy WHITEHURST married her husband's half-brother Joseph Thomas RICHMOND [15] [66]
Won 1st prize for Bread, Butter and Eggs at the annual fete the "Three Springs Day" on Monday 16 September 1915 [10: 24-Sep-1915]
Also received 1st prize for Bread at the Three Springs Day at Casuarina Park in Three Springs on 27 September 1916 [10: 6-Oct-1916]
Awarded 1st prize for Yeast Current Buns at the Three Springs Day on Mrs WATSON's farm on 26 September 1918 [10: 4-Oct-1918]
Came 2nd in the Married Ladies Running 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 10 lb. of Bacon at the Three Springs Day held on Thursday 25 September 1919 [10: 3-Oct-1919]
Awarded 1st prize for Bread at the annual picnic and show, the Three Springs Day, on Thursday 23 September 1920 [10: 15-Oct-1920]
At the Three Springs Day held on Thursday 28 September 1922 she received 1st prize for Bread and 2nd for Scones [9: 20-Oct-1922]
Won 1st prizes for Parsnips and Peas at the at the Carnamah Agricultural Show held in Carnamah on 13 October 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show and Show Ball on Thursday 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
     In the Vegetable section won 1st prizes for Cabbage, Onions, Turnips, Collection of Vegetables and for the Heaviest Turnips [4]
Won 1st and 2nd prizes for Onions at the Carnamah Show and Sports Carnival held in Carnamah on 4 October 1928 [4: 13-Oct-1928]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Races on Thursday 11 April 1929 in a dress of salmon pink crepe de chine [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home Social for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Donated dairy produce for the patients of the North Midlands District Hospital, Three Springs over Christmas in 1929 [4: 15-Feb-1930]
Presented the Three Springs Anglican Church with fruit and veg at its Harvest Thanksgiving service on 23 March 1930 [4: 29-Mar-1930]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Annual Ball on 25 September 1930 in navy blue crepe de chine [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Ran the Cool Drink Stall at the Three Springs Anglican Church's Children's Fancy Dress Ball on 28 November 1930 [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Received 1st prizes for Lettuce and Carrots in the Vegetable section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Joint Hostess with Mrs Clare BLACK of a Card Party to raise funds for the TS Anglican Church in November 1933 [5: 17-Nov-1933]
Won 1st prize for Bread at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Annual Show held on Thursday 13 September 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Helped run the North Midlands Wheatgrowers Union Annual Picnic and Ball held in Three Springs on 21 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Awarded 1st prize for Dairy Butter at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on Thursday 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Won 1st for White Turnips and Lettuce, and 2nd for Beetroot, Wheatmeal and Middle of Bacon at the TS Show in 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Sold seven head of cattle through Westralian Farmers Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 17 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
     3 cows (1 at £7/12/6, 1 at £3/17/6, 1 at £2/17/6), three calves (1 at £2/12/6, 1 at £1/17/6, 1 at £1/2/6) and 1 steer at £1/2/6 [5]
Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association - served as President [206]
After having a severe stroke she spent her final fourteen months at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [P109]
Mother of Alexander, Rachel, Henry, Ann and John [P109]
Died 4 September 1975; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 150) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ann Whitehurst / Morgan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ann-whitehurst [sources]




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