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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Fanny Isabella HAMERSLEY / MALEY

Born 1884 in Swan, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Hugh HAMERSLEY and Mary JONES [15]
Married "Frank" Septimus Frank MALEY in Greenough in 1921 [66]
Resided with her husband in Three Springs 1922-1940 [2] [6] [19]
Attended the wedding of Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN at the Carnamah Hall 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]
Donor at the Gift Evening held for the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs on Wednesday 1 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
Presented the Three Springs Anglican Church with fruit and veg at its Harvest Thanksgiving service on 23 March 1930 [4: 29-Mar-1930]
She was among those who welcomed the Prime Minister of Australia, Stanley BRUCE, on his visit to Mingenew in mid 1928 [4: 14-Jul-1928]
Sold 230 sheep through Elder Smith & Co Ltd with two consignments to the Midland Market in September and October 1935 [5]
     The 230 sheep consisted of 93 ewes (2 shorn at 12/1, 28 shorn at 11/10, 55 shorn at 11/1, 8 shorn at 5/-), [5: 13-Sep-1935, 1-Nov-1936]
     76 suckers (14 at 15/3, 21 at 13/1, 41 at 12/10) and 61 lambs (3 at 17/7, 2 shorn at 12, 55 shorn at 11/1, 1 at 9/- per head) [5]
Sold 77 sheep at the Midland Market on 21 October 1936 - 23 lambs at 9/10, 43 lambs at 9/1 and 11 ewes at 9/1 [5: 23-Oct-1936]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Her home was the suggested exchange when it was proposed to extend telephonic facilities to East Three Springs in 1937 [5: 5-Mar-1937]
Wrote to the Three Springs Road Board in February 1937 in thanks for the high school books her son Peter had received [5: 5-Mar-1937]
Attended the meeting in Three Springs about extending telephonic facilities to East Three Springs on 9 March 1937 [5: 12-Mar-1937]
     In April 1937 the Deputy Postmaster General agreed to the extending of the telephone line to East Three Springs [5: 23-Apr-1937]
     A trunk line was built from the Three Springs townsite to her home, where the new telephone exchange was located [5]
Sold 71 wethers (47 at 24/4, 24 at 20/10) and 40 lambs (25 at 23/1, 15 at 18/1) at the Midland Market in 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937, 23-Jul-1937]
Advised the Three Springs Road Board in April 1937 she had ploughed up a grasshopper infested paddock as requested [5: 23-Apr-1937]
Later resided in North Perth [2]
Died 31 October 1977; ashes dispersed at Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Fanny Isabella Hamersley / Maley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/fanny-isabella-hamersley [reference list]




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