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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Elsie" Edith Elsie ROWE

Born C.1899 [2]
Shop Assistant at Harris Scarfe Sandover & Co in Perth until shifting to Arrino in November 1929 [4: 23-Nov-1929]
Shop Assistant at Henry G. TOWNSEND's General Store in Arrino 1928-1932 [4: 23-Nov-1929] [P2]
Accompanied Henry and Ethel TOWNSEND whenever they went out, and before long she met Harold STACEY [P2]
Harold often talked to her over the counter at the shop and began taking her for walks when the shop closed in the evening [P2]
After spending her Christmas holiday in Perth she returned to Arrino in early January 1930 [4: 4-Jan-1930]
Married Harold James STACEY in Perth in 1932 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Dudawa, East Arrino 1932-1962 [19]
Attended the Arrino Race Club's Annual Ball on 3 April 1930 in a powder blue georgette dress trimmed with rhinestones [4: 26-Apr-1930]
Attended the Hospital Appeal Grand Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 8 June 1933 in a dress of ivory crepe satin [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Attended the R.S.L. Ball held at the Three Springs Hall on Friday 1 September 1933 in a dress of black georgette [5: 8-Sep-1933]
In early September 1933 her parents, Mr and Mrs ROWE of Bayswater, spent a holiday staying with her at Dudawa [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Donated one of the prizes for the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Arrino on Tuesday 12 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Supplier of music at the C.W.A. Euchre Party and Dance held at the Arrino Hall on Tuesday 15 May 1934 [5: 18-May-1934]
Performed a violin solo at the afternoon tea given to the C.W.A. State President in Three Springs on 5 February 1935 [5: 8-Feb-1935]
Won 1st prize for Cushion in the Fancywork section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Awarded 1st prize for Worked Cushion Cover at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on Thursday 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Won 2nd prize for Fruit Cake at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Annual Show on Thursday 17 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bentley [2]
Died 8 October 1977; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 14, 177) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edith Elsie Rowe' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edith-elsie-rowe [reference list]




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