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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1896 in Greenough, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Alfred BROWNING and Mary Ann ANDERSON [332]
Resided with her parents on farmland at Strawberry in the Mingenew district and later in Dongara [19] [50]
Married "Albie" Albert Victor STOKES on 25 January 1915 [332]
Her husband worked at various locations for the Midland Railway Company of Western Australia [6] [19]
Resided with her husband and children in Moora until October 1922 and then in Mogumber 1922-1925 [6] [9: 27-Oct-1922]
Resided with her husband and children in Three Springs, where Albie was the local railway stationmaster 1926-1933 [5] [6] [19]
Donor at the Gift Evening held for the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs on Wednesday 1 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
Founding Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association in 1929, and Secretary in 1933 [5: 13-Oct-1933] [206]
Helped cater for the Anglican Church's Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 [4: 6-Dec-1930]
In 1933 herself and her husband, trading as "E. & A. Stokes" were the proprietors of The Springs Hostel in Three Springs [6]
Along with her husband left Three Springs and shifted to Dongara in September 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Prior to leaving they were given a send-off in Three Springs, to which about 150 people attended, on Saturday 23 September 1933 [5]
At their send-off they were presented with a cheque from the residents of Three Springs [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Resided with her husband in the Railway House in Dongara [19]
Later resided in Bunbury [2]
Mother of Edna, Alma, Arnold and Doris [161]
Died 18 July 1981; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn 2, W4, 14)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elsie Browning / Stokes' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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