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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Ethel Elizabeth COCKING / HEBITON

Born 1893 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of William Richard COCKING and Mary Louisa JURY [15]
Resided with her parents in Perth 1893-1912 and then with her father on Sylvania Farm in Wannamal [114]
Dressmaker in Three Springs in 1916 [19]
Dressmaker in Wannamal in 1916 and 1917 [50]
Married James Kinnear HEBITON in Perth in 1924 [66]
Resided with her husband James on Inverbeg Farm in Three Springs 1924-1962 [19]
In 1926 her stepson James married her sister Ruth, and in 1929 her stepsons Don and Bob married her sisters Olive and Evelyn [66]
Attended the wedding dance of Charles ROBERTSON and Winifred LANG at the Carnamah Hall on 27 March 1928 [4: 31-Mar-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]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show and Show Ball on Thursday 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
     Won 1st prizes for Pansies in the Flower section and for both male and female Black Orpingtons in the Poultry section [4]
Costume Judge at the Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs in aid of the local Anglican Church on 27 June 1929 [4: 6-Jul-1929]
Founding Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association in 1929, and President in 1944 [4: 16-Sep-1944] [206]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Three Spring Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 in a gown of floral silk voile [5: 7-Oct-1932]
Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association - was Vice President in 1932 and 1933 [5: 2-Jun-1933]
Attended the Hospital Appeal Grand Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 8 June 1933 in a dress of lavender georgette [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Won 1st prize for Preserved Fruits in Syrup and 2nd for Gentlemen's Buttonhole at the Three Springs Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Judged the Educational section at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on Thursday 17 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Speaker at the Farewell Dance for Christopher & Mildred THOMAS at the Three Springs Hall on 11 September 1944 [4: 16-Sep-1944]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Bentley [2]
Died 3 March 1969; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Presbyterian, KA, 470)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ethel Elizabeth Cocking / Hebiton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ethel-elizabeth-cocking [sources]




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