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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Dorothy Ellen CLARK / THOMPSON

Born 1909 [15]
Daughter of "Teddy" Edgar James CLARK and Mary Ellen CONNELLY [P35]
Spent her younger years with her parents on Donald MACPHRSON's Yarra YarraFarm [P93]
Later lived with her parents on the south side of Macpherson Street in the Carnamah townsite [P93]
Came 2nd in the 10-12 years Girls Running Race at the Peace Day Celebrations in Carnamah on Saturday 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
Won 1st for Standard II Copy Book at the Picnic Race Meeting & Agricultural Show in Carnamah on 22 September 1921 [9: 30-Sep-1921]
Student at the Carnamah State School until 1924 [P93]
Worked domestically for Mr Donald and Miss Bessie MACPHERSON at their homesteadCarnamah House 1924-1928 [P93]
During her employment with the MACPHERSON family she slept in a room off the verandah at Carnamah House [P93]
Married "Jack" Ignatius John THOMPSON in 1928 [66]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Resided in Carnamah with her husband until 1932 [19]
Mother of six children, including Kathleen and Ignatius - one born in Carnamah, two in Moora and three at Three Springs [P93]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [P35]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Dorothy Ellen Clark / Thompson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from [reference list]

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