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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Eleanor GRONOW

Born on 14 August 1935 in Perth, Western Australia [215]
Daughter of Charles Hyde GRONOW and Lydia CLINCH [215]
Resided with her parents on farmland in Waddy Forest [19]
Student at Coorow State School from 1941 [215] [5: 4-Oct-1946]
Best Dressed Girl over six years as "Skating Girl" at the Red Cross Fancy Dress Ball in Coorow on 26 May 1945 [5: 1-Jun-1945]
Won 2nd prize for Designs in Space for Standards III & IV at the Victory Show held in Carnamah on 13 September 1945 [5: 21-Sep-1945]
Awarded 1st prize for Standard V Handwriting at the Carnamah Agricultural Show held on 12 September 1946 [5: 20-Sep-1946]
With Kath FOLLAND won the 12 Years & Under Girls Three Legged Race at the Inter-school Sports in Carnamah in 1946 [5: 4-Oct-1946]
With Kathleen FOLLAND 1st in Three Legged Race Girls 12 & under [5: 4-Oct-1946]
Won 1st prize for Standard V Handwriting at the 9th annual Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 5 September 1946 [5: 11-Oct-1946]
Student at St. Hilda's Anglican School for Girls in Perth suburb of Mosman Park [215]
Student at Kindergarten Training College in 1953 and 1954 [39: 11-Feb-1953, 11-Oct-1954]
In 1958 she was working as a teacher and living at 17 Viking Road in the Perth suburb of Dalkeith [50]


From The West Australian newspaper, Friday 16 August 1935:
Births
"GRONOW (nee Clinch). – On August 14, at Miss Harvey's Private Hospital, to Lydia, wife of Charles Gronow, of Waddy Forest – a daughter."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eleanor Gronow' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/eleanor-gronow [reference list]




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