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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Bernice May PRICE / KING

Born 1917 [15]
Daughter of "Bill" William Walter James PRICE and Alma Mary May NURSE [276]
Resided with her parents on Passchendaele Farm on Lot 8 of the Inering Estate in Carnamah [P152]
His name was part of an application for a State School to be established on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1926 [276]
Came 2nd in the 12-14 year Girls Running Race at the Inering Picnic on BATTY's Farm on Sunday 7 September 1930 [4: 20-Sep-1930]
Won a 1st prize for Needlework in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 18 September 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
She was the youngest member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association 1932-1936 [5: 2-Dec-1932, 4-Sep-1936]
Her 19th birthday was celebrated at the C.W.A. Social Afternoon held at the Carnamah Hall on 2 September 1936 [5: 4-Sep-1936]
The Carnamah C.W.A. gave her two powder blue bowls for her birthday, a pale blue posy and a cake adorned with 19 candles [5]
Attended the C.W.A. Valedictory for Mrs Barbara K. PLUNKETT in Carnamah on the afternoon of 17 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday evening 12 May 1937 dressed in floral georgette [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1939 [489]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1941-42 [89]
Resided in Carnamah until at least 1944 [0: image 04573]
Married Bert KING [0: image 04573]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [2]
Died 10 August 1987; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (FC Section, Ground Niche, A, 8) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Bernice May Price / King' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 April 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/bernice-may-price [sources]




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