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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Ellen Mary PYVIS / FOSTER

Born C.1888 [2]
Married Frederick John FOSTER in Perth in 1908 [66]
Resided in Carnamah 1931-1939 [5: 2-Sep-1932] [19] [50]
In 1931 she was living on Boojerabba Street in the Carnamah townsite [50]
Received treatment at the Carnamah Private Hospital in August 1932 due to illness [5: 2-Sep-1932]
Travelled to Perth to attend her eldest daughter Hazel's wedding in Leederville on 12 February 1934 [5: 16-Feb-1934]
Proprietress of a Laundry in Carnamah in 1934 and 1935 [6]
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]
Her daughter Dorothy lived with her mother Mrs Mary Ann PYVIS in Dowerin [5: 11-Jan-1935] [50]
In January 1935 her daughter Dorothy spent a holiday staying with herself and her daughter Dulcie in Carnamah [5: 11-Jan-1935]
Returned to Carnamah on Thursday 24 January 1935 after recovering from an illness at the Hospital in Three Springs [5: 25-Jan-1935]
Attended the wedding of her daughter Dulcie and Leo V. GREEN in the Perth suburb of Leederville on 1 September 1936 [5: 18-Sep-1936]
To the wedding wore a charming ensemble of black and white crepe romain with hat to tone and carried a bouquet of red carnations [5]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of East Fremantle [2]
Mother of Hazel, Dulcie, Lloyd, Norman and Dorothy [39: 24-Mar-1954]
Died 22 March 1954; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Church of Christ, EA, 76) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ellen Mary Pyvis / Foster' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 May 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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