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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Dot" / "Dorrie" Doris BOOTH / PIKE

Born 1916 [15]
Daughter of George BOOTH and Rose Emma BRIDGES [P213]
Resided with her parents in Carnamah and was a student at the Carnamah State School [4: 13-Oct-1928] [19]
Won a 1st prize for Sewing in the school-work section at the Carnamah Show and Sports Carnival in 1928 [4: 13-Oct-1928]
Attended the Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball in 1929 dressed as a "Window" [4: 13-Jul-1929]
On Saturday 15 October 1927 she attended the Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball as an "Indian Squaw" [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Came 3rd in the 13 years and over Girls Running Race at the Centenary Celebrations in Carnamah on 13 September 1929 [4: 21-Sep-1929]
Attended the Ball in Carnamah in aid of the local Roman Catholic Church's building fund on Thursday 24 May 1930 [4: 31-May-1930]
Attended the Show Ball following the annual Carnamah Show on 18 September 1930 in a frock of shell pink georgette [4: 4-Oct-1930]
Attended the evening Ball after the Carnamah Races on Thursday 2 October 1930 in a dress of pale pink crepe de chine [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Came 3rd in the 14-16 years Running Race at the Sports Day & Picnic at Centenary Park, Carnamah on 9 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the town hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of white and lemon satin [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of white satin [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Member of the Carnamah Basketball Club - was Treasurer in 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 in a dress of coral pink lace with bow finish [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Ran the Cool Drinks & Ices Stall at the Carnamah Presbyterian Church's Fete in Concert on Thursday 2 November 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
She was among the 150 who attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
She was among those from Carnamah who spent the 1933 Christmas holiday at Dongara [5: 18-Aug-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Attended the Farewell to Miss Gladys M. DIXON at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 22 March 1934 [5: 30-Mar-1934]
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 Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
On 12 May 1934 attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Opening Ball in a white georgette and silk lace dress [5: 18-May-1934]
Attended the Roman Catholic Church's Ball in Carnamah on 26 May 1934 in a cape sleeve powder blue marocain dress [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Attended the Party held at the home of John and Doris MCLEAN in Carnamah on the night of Monday 9 July 1934 [5: 13-Jul-1934]
On Saturday evening 21 July 1934 attended the Carnamah Hall the Inering School Dance, held to raise money for books [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Attended the Inering School Dance at the Carnamah Hall on the evening of Saturday 21 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-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]
Won 2nd prize for Coloured Pillow Shams in the Fancy Work section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on Saturday 20 October 1934 in a dress of pale pink georgette [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Departed Carnamah during the night of Friday 26 October 1934 for a holiday in Perth [5: 2-Nov-1934]
Attended the Surprise Party given to John and Doris MCLEAN at their home in Carnamah on Wednesday 3 April 1935 [5: 5-Apr-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Lodge of the Manchester Unity Oddfellows Friendly Society in 1935 and 1936 [5: 3-May-1935, 23-Oct-1936
Attended May ROCCHI's birthday at her brother's farm in Carnamah on Thursday evening 15 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 in a gown of blue matelasse [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the Masquerade Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 7 December 1935 in a group dressed as a "Coster Bill" [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Perth Hospital in Perth on Tuesday 14 January 1936 [5: 17-Jan-1936]
Following her operation she returned to Carnamah accompanied by her mother on Monday 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Attended the Leap Year Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 29 February 1936 wearing pale pink georgette and silver lame [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Girls Club - was President in 1936 [5: 8-May-1936]
Presided over the Carnamah Girls Club's Social & Competitive Evening held in Carnamah on Tuesday 26 May 1936 [5: 29-May-1936]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of Gladys M. GERSCH of Winchester and Ernest L. GRIFFITH in Caron on 29 May 1936 [5: 5-Jun-1936]
As sole bridesmaid at the Griffith-Gersch wedding she was "frocked in pink crinkled coutil, with veil and accessories en suite" [5]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Mid-Winter Ball on Saturday 11 July 1936 dressed in marina blue marocain [5: 17-Jul-1936]
Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday for Miss Eileen R. PERRY in Carnamah on Saturday evening 18 July 1936 [5: 24-Jul-1936]
Attended the C.W.A. Plain & Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 25 July 1936 dressed as a "Footballer" [5: 31-Jul-1936]
As part of the Carnamah Girls Club conducted the very successful "A Night in Iceland" in Carnamah on 15 August 1936 [5: 21-Aug-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in black crepe de chine [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Linen Gift & Social Evening for recently married Dinty & Hazel CHATEL in Carnamah on 15 October 1936 [5: 23-Oct-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Catholic Church's Back to Childhood Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 17 October 1936 [5: 23-Oct-1936]
Worked at the Carnamah Post Office until October 1936 when she was transferred to the Post Office in Laverton [5: 23-Oct-1936]
Left Carnamah for Laverton on Friday 23 October 1936 [5: 23-Oct-1936]
After visiting her parents in Carnamah she returned to Perth on Thursday 3 June 1937 [5: 28-May-1937, 4-Jun-1937]
By 1939 had left Laverton and was once more living in Carnamah [19]
Along with her mother left Carnamah and shifted to Perth in early 1940 [0: image 03889]
During the war married Evan Percival James PIKE (Leading Aircraftman in the Royal Australian Air Force) [0: image 04189] [16]
In late 1942 or early 1943 gave birth to a son at the Cunderdin Hospital in Cunderdin [0: image 04189]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Doris Booth / Pike' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 February 2024 from [reference list]

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