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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Doris Marion MCLEAN

Born 1901 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of John Lachlan MCLEAN and Sarah Elizabeth SIMPKIN [15]
Assistant Teacher at the Carnamah State School in 1932 and 1933, on an annual salary of £248 [19] [73]
She worked with the Head Teacher, William G. KERR, who also commenced teaching in Carnamah at the start of 1932 [12: 11-Feb-1932]
Attended the Card Party held at Mrs Jessie C. THOMPSON's home in Niven Crescent, Carnamah in mid July 1932 [5: 22-Jul-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of blue georgette [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Won the consolation prize at the Bridge Evening held at the home or Roger W. & Margaret D. CLARK on 30 July 1932 [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball on 6 August 1932 in a gown of blue georgette [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Had to take sick leave from her job at the school in October 1932, during which time she was relieved by Miss PORTER [5: 21-Oct-1932]
Foundation Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1933 [5: 2-Jun-1933, 27-Aug-1937]
Attended the Card Party held at the home of Mrs Ettie PARKER in Carnamah on 25 May 1933 [5: 2-Jun-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1933 [5: 18-Aug-1933]
Attended the Card Party held at the home of Mrs Maggie KROSCHEL in Carnamah during the second week of July 1933 [5: 21-Jul-1933]
Played Bridget in "The Widow Malone" at the Carnamah Repertory Club's Inaugural Concert on 21 August 1933 [5: 25-Aug-1933] [72]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 in a dress of floral ninon over blue [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Played the girl in "The Burglar and the Girl" at the Carnamah Repertory Club's 2nd Concert on 30 November 1933 [5: 1-Dec-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1933-34 [4: 16-Dec-1933] [5: 23-Feb-1934]
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]
Received notice of her transfer to Jandakot in December 1933 [4: 6-Jan-1934] [5: 22-Dec-1933]
By February 1934 she had returned to Carnamah as Temporary Assistant Teacher at the Carnamah State School [5: 2-Feb-1934] [73]
Returned to Carnamah as the appointed Assistant Teacher, Eileen A. BERRIGAN, was on leave due to being unwell [5: 2-Feb-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]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
She was bid goodbye at a Farewell Social at the home of Tom and Johanna BERRIGAN in Carnamah on 11 April 1934 [5: 13-Apr-1934]
Left Carnamah in April 1934 [5: 13-Apr-1934]
Spent the May 1936 school holidays in Carnamah staying with local school teacher Miss Eileen A. BERRIGAN [5: 15-May-1936]
Holidayed in Carnamah staying with Charles J. & Ivy E. DALLIMORE over later August and early September 1937 [5: 3-Sep-1937]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Concert at the Carnamah Hall on 20 August 1937 while on a visit to Carnamah [5: 27-Aug-1937]
At the supper of the concert she was toasted as one of the finest founding members of the Club and regret expressed of her departure [5]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of East Perth [2]
Died 22 November 1971; ashes scattered over the rose garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Doris Marion McLean' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 January 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/doris-marion-mclean [sources]




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