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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Dulcie Frances Muriel FOSTER / GREEN

Born 1910 [15]
Daughter of Frederick John FOSTER and Ellen Mary PYVIS [5: 18-Sep-1936] [66]
Resided in Carnamah with her mother [5: 11-Jan-1935]
Dressed as the "Sunday Times" she attended the Fancy Dress Ball held in Carnamah on Thursday 28 August 1930 [4: 6-Sep-1930]
Attended the Ball after the Carnamah Races on Thursday 2 October 1930 in a dress of green crepe de chine and pink net [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the town hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of pink georgette [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of ruby red georgette [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Attended the House Party at Tom and Marjorie PARKIN's home in Carnamah on Friday 13 October 1933 [5: 20-Oct-1933]
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]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-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 farewell afternoon for Miss Hilda E. MURRAY held in Carnamah on Thursday 8 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
In 1935 she was working in Carnamah as a Seamstress [19]
Won a load of mallee roots in a raffle at the C.W.A. Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 11 May 1935 [5: 17-May-1935]
Herself and her brother Lloyd accompanied Leo V. GREEN from Carnamah to Dowerin on Wednesday 15 January 1936 [5: 17-Jan-1936]
In 1936 she worked as a Cook and lived at the Methodist Home in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [50]
Married Leo Vincent GREEN on Tuesday 1 September 1936 at the Methodist Church in the Perth suburb of West Leederville [5]
     They were married by Methodist Minister Rev. W. Stephen LEWIS of Morawa and formerly of Three Springs [5: 4 & 18-Sep-1936]
     She was given away by her uncle David PYVIS who was a salesman of 63 North Road in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [5] [50]
     Wore a frock of ivory ottoman crepe satin with shirred bodice, plaited girdle, cowl collar, and skirt falling in soft folds into train[5]
     Best man was her brother Lloyd while her bridesmaids were her sister Dorothy and "Nan" Hannah S. DAVISON of Carnamah [5]
     Her two bridesmaids were dressed in moss pink rice crepe ankle length frocks with coronets of pink flowers and silver leaves [5]
Resided with her husband on Daldee Farm at Five Gums near Carnamah 1936-1946 [5: 21-Dec-1945] [19]
Herself and her husband hosted a party at their home on Daldee Farm at Five Gums on Saturday 20 February 1937 [5: 5-Mar-1937]
     At the party a number of people expressed their wish that herself and her husband join them for tennis at Five Gums on Sunday [5]
     She wrote a "Letter to the Editor" of The North Midland Times newspaper, which was published on Friday 5 March 1937 [5]
     In the letter she explained that she liked tennis but hadn't joined the Five Gums Tennis Club as she couldn't play on Sundays [5]
     She felt it was unholy to play on Sundays as that day should be given in meditation and love to the One who had died for her [5]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Dulcie Frances Muriel Foster / Green' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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