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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Dorrie" Doris Mary May KLOPPER / OLDEN

Born 14 May 1914 in Maylands, Western Australia [39: 16-May-1914]
Daughter of Ernest Theodore Christian KLOPPER and Alice May CONWAY [P2]
Resided with her parents on Lake View Farm in Three Springs [39: 16-May-1914] [19]
Student at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs until December 1924 and then at the Three Springs State School [98]
Shop Assistant in the Drapery Department of William G. JORDAN's General Store in Three Springs [P2]
Waitress at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs 1936-1938 [19]
Won a 1st prize for a Crayon Drawing and two 2nd prizes for Sewing at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on Saturday 20 October 1934 in a dress of green satin [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Won a £1 at the Saint Patrick's Day Picnic & Sports held at the Three Springs Show Ground on Monday 18 March 1935 [5: 22-Mar-1935]
Her 21st birthday was celebrated at a social held at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs on Tuesday night 14 May 1935 [5: 17-May-1935]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 29 February 1936, wearing lemon taffeta [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Conducted the Sweets Stall at the Annual Concert of the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs on 21 August 1936 [5: 28-Aug-1936]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday evening 12 May 1937 in "tangerine suede satin" [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Attended the Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 dressed in black silk taffeta with silver trimming [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Ran the Sweets Stall and won a set of canisters at the Convent School's Concert in Three Springs on 20 August 1937 [5: 27-Aug-1937]
Married "Roy" Samuel Roy OLDEN [P2]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Three Springs 1939-1941 [19]
Herself and her husband later resided in Kalgoorlie [P2]


From The West Australian newspaper, Saturday 16 May 1914
Births - KLOPPER - On May 14 at Nurse Weaver's Private Hospital, Kirkham Hill-terrace, Maylands, to Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Klopper, Lake View Farm, Three Springs - a daughter. Geraldton papers please copy."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Doris Mary May Klopper / Olden' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/doris-mary-may-klopper [sources]




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