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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Doris Eva Jane GRANLAND / MCLEAN

Born 1910 [15]
Daughter of Joseph GRANLAND and Victoria May WHITE [5: 20-Apr-1934] [50] [54]
Her parents married in Victoria in 1893 and by 1906 had shifted to Day Dawn, Western Australia where her father was a Miner [50] [54]
Prior to her marriage resided with her mother at 94 Forrest Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [5: 20-Apr-1934] [50]
Married "Jack" John Thrower MCLEAN on 2 April 1934 at the Methodist Church in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [5: 20-Apr-1934]
At her wedding she was given away by her brother "Harry" Harold E. GRANLAND, and her bridesmaid was Miss K. DALY [5]
Herself and her husband resided in Carnamah from 1934 to 1942 [5] [19]
They both attended the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance 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 dress of midnight blue georgette [5: 18-May-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Presbyterian Ladies Guild in 1934 [105]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Held a party at their home in Carnamah on Attended the Party during the evening of Monday 9 July 1934 [5: 13-Jul-1934]
Those who attended their party were: Mrs Hetty GETHING; Misses Billiee BREWER, Vivian REYNOLDS, Cora FERGUSON, [5]
     Doris BOOTH, Jean LYNCH, Gladys WYLIE, Jessie WYLIE, Marjorie BARNES, Nan DAVISON, Elsie REAKES, [5]
     Ruby CLARK; and Messrs G. PLESTER, L. WILLIAMSON, Norm REYNOLDS, George CLARK, George BREWER, [5]
     J. TILLER, Ken BRAYSHAW, Arnold BARNES and Rule WYLIE [5: 13-Jul-1934]
Attended the Inering School Dance at the Carnamah Hall on the evening of Saturday 21 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club 1934-1936 - was Treasurer in 1935 [5: 24-Aug-1934, 3-May-1935, 7-Aug-1936]
Hosted a party at their home in Carnamah on Monday 23 July 1934 to help raise funds for the Carnamah Badminton Club [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 1st prize for Coloured Pillow Shams in the Fancy Work section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Attended the Premiership Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 20 October 1934 in black marocain dress with silver trimmings [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1934-35 [4: 22-Dec-1934, 3-May-1935]
Travelled from Carnamah to Perth for the Easter holidays in April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Helped run the Afternoon Tea Stall at the Presbyterian Church Fair at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 18 May 1935 [5: 24-May-1935]
Attended May ROCCHI's birthday at her brother's farm in Carnamah on Thursday evening 15 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Gave birth to a son at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs on Monday 3 February 1936 [5: 7-Feb-1936]
Herself and her infant son left the hospital and returned to their home in Carnamah on Wednesday 19 February 1936 [5: 21-Feb-1936]
After an extended holiday in Perth herself and her infant son returned to Carnamah on Monday evening 11 May 1936 [5: 15-May-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 5-Jun-1936, 14-May-1937]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening & Play Presentation at the Carnamah Hall on 17 June 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Wore black crepe de chene with silver lame trimmings to the Anglican Church Ball in Carnamah on Saturday 11 July 1936 [5: 17-Jul-1936]
Played for the victorious Carnamah Badminton Club in their match against the Carnamah Social Club on 5 August 1936 [5: 7-Aug-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 10 September 1936 dressed in pink marocain [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social including three plays at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 11-Dec-1936]
Herself and her infant son spent an extended vacation of two months in Perth in February and March 1937 [5: 12-Feb-1937, 2-Apr-1937]
Her husband joined them for Easter in Perth after which they were proceeded home on Monday 29 March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
     They were travelling as passengers with her husband's boss Darcy W. LEITHHEAD and his wife Mrs Millie G. LEITHHEAD [5]
     At 8 p.m. about four miles north of Bullsbrook the car collided head on with a Chrysler touring car [5]
     Both cars were extensively damaged however fortunately themselves and the occupants of the other car weren't injured [5]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1939 [489]
Resided in Caron St, Carnamah in 1940 [0: image 03889]
Left Carnamah around August 1942 following her husband's transfer to Moora [0: image 04129]
Later resided in the outer southern Perth suburb of Cooloongup [2]
Mother of Desmond and Allan [0: images 03967]
Died 29 January 1996; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Doris Eva Jane Granland / McLean' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 February 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/doris-eva-jane-granland [sources]




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