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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Sissy" Christina Alice BRAYSHAW / DRAGE

Born 1916 in Ararat, Victoria, Australia [54]
Daughter of John Richman BRAYSHAW and Mary Isabella SPIERS [54]
Resided in Winchester, Western Australia prior to her marriage [5: 21-Jul-1933]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of orange satin [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1932-33 [5: 17-Mar-1933]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Girls Club at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 10 June 1933 [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Married "Snowy" Royston Clarence DRAGE at Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Perth on Friday 14 July 1933 [5: 21-Jul-1933]
Returned to Carnamah with her husband on Monday 17 July 1933 [5: 21-Jul-1933]
Resided with her husband in Carnamah 1933-1935 [5: 21-Jul-1933, 5-Jun-1935]
Won 1st prize for a Toilet Set in the Fancy Work section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 14 September 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
Attended the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance, which was held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 April 1934 [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Attended the Dance in aid of the Institute for the Blind held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday evening 18 August 1934 [5: 24-Aug-1934]
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]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on 20 October 1934 in orange satin with black tulle trimmings [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1934-35 [5: 12-Oct-1934]
Left the Carnamah district with her infant daughter, mother and two brothers on Friday 31 May 1935 [5: 7-Jun-1935]
Travelled with her mother and brothers to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in early June 1935, where they joined her father [5: 7-Jun-1935]
Her daughter was the winner out of 243 entrants in a Baby Competition held in Stawell, Victoria, Australia in 1935 [5: 11-Oct-1935]
Mother of Adrienne and Judith [P368]
Died 11 April 2003; buried at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Synnot Lawn, Row AK, Plot 33) [131]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Christina Alice Brayshaw / Drage' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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