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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Dorine" Dorothy Clarice TANEY / BYRNE

Born 10 February 1915 [P486]
Daughter of Frederick Walter TANEY and Clarice Henrietta HEMY [50] [120: 16-May-1919]
     When she was four her father, who worked as a Clerk, passed away at the age of 41 years on 8 May 1919 [15] [120: 16-May-1919]
     Her mother remarried later in 1919 to a Peter JOHNSON [66]
     Although registered at birth with the given names of Dorothy Clarice, she used the names Dorine Clarice for most of her life [50] [66]
She appears to have been living in Three Springs in 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
     Won 1st prize for Plain Scones in the Confectionary section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Married (1) "Les" Leslie Charles BYRNE Perth in 1933 [66]
Resided with her husband and later their first three children in Three Springs 1933-1938 [19]
Attended the R.S.L. Ball held at the Three Springs Hall on Friday 1 September 1933 in a dress of blue figured organdie [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Sang a song at the welcome to the Venerable Archdeacon Charles L. RILEY in Three Springs on Tuesday 13 April 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937]
Entrant for Three Springs in the North Midlands Popular Girl Competition in aid of the Anglican Church in 1937 [5: 9 & 16-Jul-1937]
     A Social Evening to support her candidature was held at the home of Percival L. & Lola MILLARD on 16 August 1937 [5: 13-Aug-1937]
     The Competition concluded with a Grand Ball in Three Springs on Tuesday evening 31 August 1937 [5: 3-Sep-1937]
     At the conclusion of voting she came 3rd in the Competition with 9,260 votes, which raised £38/11/8 for the Anglican Church [5]
     The Very Rev. Dean MOORE of Saint George's Cathedral in Perth presented her as the Marchioness of Three Springs [5]
Sang a song at the farewell to William M. and Margaret K. CARMODY in Three Springs on Monday 12 July 1937 [5: 16-Jul-1937]
Came 2nd in the Amateur Singing Competition at Novelty Dance Evening in Three Springs on Thursday 15 July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
She, her husband and her father-in-law were the recipients of a Valedictory Evening in Three Springs on 16 June 1938 [4: 25-Jun-1938]
Along with her husband left Three Springs in June 1938 [4: 25-Jun-1938]
By 1939 they were living at 18 Montreal Road in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [6]
They later resided on Morrison Road in Midland Junction and farmed at Woodanilling, between Wagin and Katanning, 1949-1954 [50]
Her husband passed away at the age of 58 years on 28 January 1955 and was buried at the Katanning Cemetery [138]
Married (2) Arthur Edwin MORROW in Perth in 1960 [66]
     Resided with her second husband at 107 Thelma Street in the Perth suburb of Como
     They later resided at 108 Brookton Highway, Roleystone and on Valentine Road in the coastal town of Binningup [50]
Mother of Brian, Donald, Basil, Geoffrey, Leonie, Jan and Rachel [P486]
Died 7 May 2007; buried at the Harvey Lawn Cemetery in Harvey, Western Australia [138]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Dorothy Clarice Taney / Byrne' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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