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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Erica Alma PRICE / SHARP

Born 31 January 1925 in Midland Junction, Western Australia [39: 7-Feb-1925]
Daughter of "Bill" William Walter James PRICE and Alma Mary May NURSE [P152]
Resided with her parents on Passchendaele Farm  on the Inering Estate in Carnamah [P152]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Carnamah on 18 August 1932 dressed as a "Beach Pyjama Girl" [5: 26-Aug-1932]
Along with her mother she attended the C.W.A. American Afternoon held in Carnamah on Tuesday 26 May 1936 [5: 29-May-1936]
     On behalf of the C.W.A. she presented Mrs Effie FORRESTER with a bunch of chrysanthemums for her 73rd birthday [5]
Won 2nd for Sponge in the under 18 years portion of the Confectionary section at the 1936 Carnamah Agricultural Show [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 November 1936 as a "Clock" [5: 20-Nov-1936]
In 1937, when she was twelve years of age, she was doing her schooling from home via correspondence [278]
Attended the C.W.A. Valedictory for Mrs Barbara K. PLUNKETT in Carnamah on the afternoon of 17 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1941-42 [89]
In 1949 she gave her occupation as "farm duties" and her postal address as P.O. Box 5 at the Carnamah Post Office [50]
Resided in Carnamah until 1949 [19]
Left Carnamah with her parents and then resided with them in the Perth suburb of Queens Park [P401]
Studied to be a dressmaker and resided with her parents at their home in Queens Park until getting married [P401]
Married Ronald Leslie SHARP on 30 April 1955 in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [P401]
Resided all of her married life up until her death in the Perth suburb of Queens Park [P401]
Mother of Gillian Verna and Beris Ina [P401]
Died 4 February 1983; ashes buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, WF, 591) [2]


From The West Australian newspaper, Saturday 7 February 1925:
"Births - PRICE - On January 31, at Nurse Morley's, The Avenue, Midland Junction, to the wife of W. J. Price, of Carnamah - a daughter (Erica)."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Erica Alma Price / Sharp' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 April 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/erica-alma-price [sources]




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