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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Fielda" Chatfielder BROWN / SOMERS

Born 1890 in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia [32]
Daughter of William BROWN and Catherine Ellenor SABIEN [32] [39: 16-Aug-1932]
Following her birth her name was registered as Chatfielder, however on later on later occasions she gave her name as Fielda [2] [19] [32]
Married Norman SOMERS in 1921 in Perth, Western Australia [66]
Along with her husband and children arrived in Carnamah in May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
Along with Mrs Louisa ROOKE she judged the Educational section at the at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
Foundation Member and Secretary of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1931 [7: page 170]
Executive Committee Member of the Carnamah Parents & Citizens Association in 1932 [4: 9-Jul-1932]
Donated money to the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1932 [13]
During the first week of July 1932 travelled to Kondinin to see her mother who was very ill [5: 8-Jul-1932]
In mid August 1932 was again absent from Carnamah following the death of her mother [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Elected President of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association on 24 November 1932 [5: 2-Dec-1932]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1933 [5: 30-Jun-1933] [72]
Vestry Member and Synod Representative of the Carnamah-Coorow Anglican Church in 1933 [5: 2-Jun-1933]
In 1933 she was also a Committee Member and Secretary of the Carnamah Anglican Church [5: 9-Jun-1933]
Re-elected President of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in April 1933 [5: 9-Jun-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Parents & Citizens Association - served on the School Board in 1933 [5: 17-Mar-1933]
Donated a prize for Mrs Maggie KROSCHEL's Card Party in July 1933 which raised funds for the local Anglican Church [5: 21-Jul-1933]
Along with her husband and children left Carnamah and shifted to Moora on Friday 30 June 1933 [5: 30-Jun-1933]
Returned to Carnamah on Saturday 15 July 1933 to attend a Valedictory Social at which Carnamah bid them farewell [5: 7-Jul-1933]
A very large number of people attended their farewell at which they were presented with a very fine case of cutlery [5: 21-Jul-1933]
Member of Moora's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1933 [5: 24-Nov-1933]
Sent a congratulatory telegram to the Carnamah C.W.A. on the occasion of their 2nd birthday in November 1933 [5: 24-Nov-1933]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Judged the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 6 September 1934 with Mrs Gar BIERMANN [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Judged the Fancywork section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show at Maley Park in Coorow on 2 September 1937 [5: 10-Sep-1937]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Nedlands [2]
Mother of Thomas, Betty and Max [4: 12-Dec-1931, 4-Mar-1933]
Died 14 September 1974; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, Lawn 2, 215) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Chatfielder Brown / Somers' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 February 2024 from [reference list]

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