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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Eleanor Iris MCMAHON / HONNER

Born 24 May 1866 in Country Cavan, Ireland [P415]
Daughter of Patrick Francis MCMAHON and Elizabeth [P415]
She had met Dick HONNER in Ashburton, South Australia and later shifted to Western Australia after he did [P415]
School Teacher in Jarrahdale, Western Australia [P415]
Married "Dick" Richard Joseph HONNER on 12 September 1900 at Saint Patrick's Church in Fremantle, Western Australia [P415]
Resided with her husband in Three Springs 1913-1918, during which time he was the local Police Constable [19] [87]
Oversaw the supper served at the Saint Patrick's Day Grand Ball held in Three Springs on Wednesday 17 March 1915 [10: 26-Mar-1915]
Donated poultry to be sold at a Basket Social & Dance held in Three Springs in aid of the Red Cross on 30 July 1915 [10: 6-Aug-1915]
Won 3rd prize for Bread, Butter and Eggs at the annual fete the "Three Springs Day" on Monday 16 September 1915 [10: 24-Sep-1915]
Awarded 1st prize for Eggs at the Three Springs Day at Casuarina Park in Three Springs on 27 September 1916 [10: 6-Oct-1916]
Member of the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1917 [124]
Won 1st prize for Mixed Vegetables and 2nd for Bread and for Scones at the Three Springs Day on 26 September 1917 [10: 5-Oct-1917]
Herself and her husband were tendered Farewell Social at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday evening 30 August 1918 [10]
At the Farewell Social she was presented with a suitably inscribed bag from the people of Three Springs [10: 6-Sep-1918]
Won 1st prizes for Bread, Scones and Butter, and 2nd for Yeast Current Buns and Eggs at the Three Springs Day in 1918 [10: 4-Oct-1918]
Along with her husband and children left Three Springs and shifted to Beverley in later 1918 [10: 6-Sep-1918]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Wembley [2]
Mother of Corentin Valery, Richard Aniceti, Hyacinth Ralph, Clement Wilfred, Forrest St Alban and Mary Sadie [P415]
Died 13 May 1965; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 3, 39) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eleanor Iris Mcmahon / Honner' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/eleanor-iris-mcmahon [reference list]




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