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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 13 November 1913 [209]
Daughter of "Don" Donnell Edgar FOWLER and Ethel Blanche DRAPER [209]
Resided with her parents on farmland in Beverley 1913-1924 and on farmland in Waddy Forest 1924-1939 [P120]
Student at the Waddy Forest State School in 1924 [120: 2-Oct-1924]
After primary school she attended Presbyterian Ladies College in the Perth suburb of Peppermint Grove [P120]
Attended the Coorow and Waddy Bachelors' Ball held in Coorow on 19 April 1930 [86: 26-Apr-1930]
    She was reported to have worn shaded orange georgette with draping on side and with spray on shoulder [86: 26-Apr-1930]
Member of the Waddy Forest Tennis Club from 1933-34 to 1936-37 [5: 20-Apr-1934, 6-Dec-1935, 23-Oct-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club’s Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Attended the Roman Catholic Church’s Ball in Carnamah on 26 May 1934 in an ivory satin with godets and scarlet sash [5: 1-Jun-1934]
On 20 October 1934 attended the Carnamah Football Club’s Premiership Ball in a floral silk voile dress with puff sleeves [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Her 21st birthday was celelbrated with friends at her parents home in Waddy Forest on Tuesday 13 November 1934 [5: 16-Nov-1934]
Supplier of music at the Anglican Church Ball held at the Coorow Hall on Saturday evening 17 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 wearing power blue crinkled satin [5: 20-Sep-1935]
After spending a short holiday in Arrino with her sister Mrs Irene A. McCANN returned to Waddy on 7 October 1935 [5: 11-Oct-1935]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club’s Social Evening & Play Presentation at the Carnamah Hall on 17 June 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Attended the Ball after the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in Coorow on 3 September 1936 dressed in lemon taffeta [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in daffodil taffeta [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended Roy M. PATTON’s birthday at the dam on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest on Sunday 8 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
Attended the Kitchen Tea Evening for Albert E. MILES and Mary E. GREENWOOD at the Waddy Forest Hall on 31 July 1937 [5]
     Herself and her sisters had collected donations to buy kitchen utensils, and during the evening she helped with music [5: 6-Aug-1937]
Attended Albert E. MILES and Mary E. GREENWOOD’s wedding breakfast at the Coorow Hotel on 18 August 1937 [5: 20-Aug-1937]
Resided with her parents on Glen Waddi Farm in Waddy Forest until her marriage in 1939 [5: 21-Apr-1939] [19]
Married Frank Edmund BRADLEY on 25 March 1939 at Saint Mary’s Anglican Church in South Perth [5: 21-Apr-1939]
     Wore a “gown of French woven embossed white satin with long sweeping train and uplift gathered bodice” [5]
     Her two bridesmaids were her sister Dulcie J. FOWLER and friend and future sister-in-law Dorcas L. COLE of Carnamah [5]
Resided with her husband on his and his brother’s farm in Winchester 1939-1976 [19] [P120]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1939-40 [5: 3-Nov-1939]
Foundation member of Winchester’s branch of the Red Cross Society in 1942 [0: image 02972]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club 1950-1957 [4: 9-Dec-1950, 15-Mar-1957]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club 1952-1958 [4: 2-Aug-1952, 11-Jul-1958]
Resided on the corner of Bristol and Central Streets in the Coorow townsite 1977-1989 [19]
Died 2 June 2010 at the Moora District Hospital in Moora; cremated at the Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park in Perth [2] [45]

From The West Australian newspaper, Wednesday 13 October 1937:
"Mr and Mrs D.E. Fowler, of Coorow, announce the engagement of their third daughter Elsie Myrtle, to Frank Edmund, youngest son of Mr and Mrs J. Bradley of Winchester."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elsie Myrtle Fowler / Bradley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 February 2024 from [reference list]

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