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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Dorothy" Dorothea Maude Cudmore ANDREWS / METTAM

Born 1896 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Walter Frederick ANDREWS and Violet Mary CUDMORE [15]
Married Charles Alfred METTAM in 1923 [66]
Arrived in Carnamah with her husband and children during the last week of August 1932 [5: 2-Sep-1932]
Resided in Carnamah, where her husband was the Manager of the local Bank of Australasia 1932-1937 [5] [6]
Became a member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association shortly after arrival in Carnamah in 1932 [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Attended the "Gimlets" Annual Picnic on Sunday 18 September 1932 on Richard BATTY's farm in Carnamah [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association 1933-1937 - was Vice President in 1933 [5: 9-Jun-1933, 12-Mar-1937]
Helped run the Sweets stall at the Carnamah Anglican Church Bazaar held in Carnamah on Saturday 12 August 1933 [5: 18-Aug-1933]
Member in 1934, Captain in 1935 and Committee Member in 1936 of the Carnamah Golf Club 1935 [5: 11-May-1934, 5-Apr-1935, 26-Jun-1936]
Hosted a meeting of associate members of the Carnamah Golf Club at her home on Tuesday evening 16 April 1935 [5: 19-Apr-1935]
Her parents travelled from Narrogin to visit her and her family in Carnamah in early June 1935 [5: 7-Jun-1935]
Won the hidden number prize at the Bridge Evening held at the Carnamah Hostel on Friday evening 21 June 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of William B. SHERIDAN of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Returned to Carnamah with her husband and children on Sunday 5 April 1936 after a holiday at Waterman's Bay [5: 10-Apr-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's 1936 season Opening Day at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 26 April 1936 [5: 1-May-1936]
    She and T. Reginald SIZER, agency manager of Carnamah, won the mixed foursomes competition held on the Opening Day [5]
Miss Mary ROBERTS of Waddy Forest spent a few days staying with her and her husband in May 1936 [5: 15-May-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening & Play Presentation at the Carnamah Hall on 17 June 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church Mid-Winter Ball on Saturday 11 July 1936 dressed in forget-me-not blue colleti [5: 17-Jul-1936]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of Mrs Florence PRICE of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 1 September 1936 [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in ciel marquisette [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]
Along with her sons departed Carnamah by train on Tuesday night 26 January 1937 en route for a holiday in Narrogin [5: 29-Jan-1937]
After holidaying in Perth with her husband and sons they returned to Carnamah on Monday 1 March 1937 [5: 5-Mar-1937]
During part of April 1937 she was a patient at the Carnamah Private Hospital at 14 Robertson Street, Carnamah [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday evening 12 May 1937 in "turquoise blue collette" [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]
She was among the 80 who attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening at the Carnamah Hall on 25 June 1937 [5: 2-Jul-1937]
Following her husband's transfer they left Carnamah and shifted to Perth on Thursday 22 July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
Resided at 33 Hawkstone Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe in 1938 and 1939[6]
Resided at 31 Hawkstone Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe from 1940 until at least 1949 [6]
In 1967 she was living at 10 James Road in the Perth suburb of Swanbourne [30: item 8012536]
Applied for the Gallipoli Medallion in 1967, which was awardable to her late husband [30: item 8012536]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [2]
Mother of Peter, Robin and Donald [39: 3-Sep-1949]
Died 25 November 1978; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Comment by Brian John Andrews on 21 November 2016
I am the son of Frederick Cudmore Andrews who was the sister of Dorothy. She was the most beautiful aunt anyone could wish for.


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Dorothea Maude Cudmore Andrews / Mettam' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/dorothea-maude-cudmore-andrews [sources]




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