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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Emily May BROOKES / GREEN

Born 1877 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Thomas BROOKES and Eliza STEPHENS [20] [21] [39: 1-Jul-1918]
She was living with her parents and younger brother Joseph at 92 Walsall Street in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England in 1881 [20]
Her brother Arthur James was born in West Bromwich in 1883, after which the family immigrated to Australia [15] [20]
They were in Victoria, Australia when her siblings Ethel Jane and Alfred were respectively born in 1886 and 1900 [15] [54]
By 1894, when her sister Eva was born, they had left Victoria and shifted to Western Australia [15]
Married "Sam" Samuel John Morris GREEN in Guildford in 1902 [15]
Resided with her husband and daughters on Fernlea Farm in Carnamah 1914-1930 [19]
Signed the petition in February 1923 for the Irwin Licensing Court to grant a hotel license for Carnamah [10: 9-Mar-1923]
Attended the Carnamah Race Club's Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 10 April 1924 in a dress of grey jersey silk [10: 24-Apr-1924]
Attended the Grand Plain & Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah on 6 August 1925 in an evening dress of navy crochet [9: 21-Aug-1925]
Attended the wedding dance for Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN in Carnamah on 28 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
One of the many who attended the Centenary Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 26 July 1929 [86: 3-Aug-1929]
The Centenary Ball was to celebrate 100 years since the founding of Perth and the establishment of the Swan River Colony [86]
On Thursday 8 August 1929 attended the Plain & Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah in a dress of saxe crepe de chine [4: 17-Aug-1929]
Attended the welcome to Rev. Albert W. and Mrs Murial A. CURTIS at the Church Hall in Carnamah on 8 September 1930 [4: 6-Sep-1930]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Supplier of music at some of the socials and dances held in Carnamah [4: 20-Jul-1929]
Mother of Eva Maud and Edith Irene [15]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Emily May Brookes / Green' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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