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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Elma Joyce HUMPHRYS / FRANKLIN

Born 15 June 1911 in Port Broughton, South Australia [55]
Daughter of "Charlie" Joseph Charles HUMPHRYS and Clarissa Eleanor BARR [55]
Left South Australia in mid 1935 and shifted to Carnamah, Western Australia where she resided with her parents [5: 21-Jun-1935]
Resided with her parents on Mrs Florence G. FRANCIS' Celojium Farm in Carnamah [P114]
Her parents invited 50 people to their home in Carnamah on Thursday evening 13 June 1935 to celebrate her birthday [5: 21-Jun-1935]
In addition to celebrating her birthday the evening also served as an opportunity for her to meet the people [5: 21-Jun-1935]
Returned to South Australia where she worked as a Nurse at the Adelaide Hospital [5: 10-Jan-1936]
Returned to Carnamah on sick leave and resided with her parents for a number of months in late 1935 and early 1936 [5: 10-Jan-1936]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1935 [5: 22-Nov-1935]
Gave a recitation at the Concert & Dance at the Carnamah Hall in aid of the W.A. Blind Appeal on 28 September 1935 [5: 4-Oct-1935]
Attended the 4th birthday of the Carnamah branch of the C.W.A. at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 16 November 1935 [5: 22-Nov-1935]
She and her brother Joffre attended the Masquerade Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 7 December 1935 as a Clothesline [5: 13-Dec-1935]
During a week in early January 1936 she was a patient at Dr. Cecil P. ROSENTHAL's Carnamah Private Hospital [5: 10-Jan-1936]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 29 February 1936, wearing blue satin [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Returned to South Australia in mid May 1936 to complete her nursing training at the Adelaide Hospital [5: 15-May-1936]
In August 1936 passed her final training examinations, after which she remained on the staff of the Adelaide Hospital [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Worked at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs, Western Australia 1939-1941 [P114] and was Matron 1940-1941 [109]
Married Evander Lindsay FRANKLIN in Mingenew on 25 February 1941 [P114]
Resided with her husband on Moonlight Farm in Three Springs 1941-1973 [P114]
Member of the Three Springs branches of the Red Cross Society and the Country Women's Association [P114]
Member of the Three Springs Golf, Tennis and Bowling Clubs [P114]
Member of the Three Springs Infant Health Clinic; Member of the Three Springs Parents & Citizens Association [P114]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Warwick [2]
Died 26 June 2001; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (Sir T. Meagher Gardens, Lawn 5A, Ground Niche, 37) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elma Joyce Humphrys / Franklin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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