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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Florrie" Florence Helena May ANGEL / MALEY

Born 1900 in Rudds Gully, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of George Hotspur ANGEL and Isabella McCONKEY [15]
Married Claude Edwin MALEY in Geraldton in 1919 [66]
She was 18½ years of age when she got married, and shifted to Arrino with her husband and infant twin daughters in 1920 [P2]
Resided with her husband and children on The Oaks Farm in Arrino [19]
Herself and her husband were described as a great couple who were wonderful citizens and did all they could for the district [P2]
Her uncle Edward David ANGEL farmed in Coorow in 1920 and in Three Springs 1921-1924 [6] [19] [44] [98]
Attended the Arrino Race Club's Annual Ball at the Arrino Hall on Thursday 4 April 1929 in a floral crepe de chine dress [4: 13-Apr-1929]
Among those who organised the Children's Christmas Tree held in Arrino on Saturday 21 December 1929 [4: 4-Jan-1930]
Attended the Arrino Race Club's Annual Ball held at the Arrino Hall on Thursday 3 April 1930 [4: 26-Apr-1930]
In July 1933 she had Mr and Miss McCONKEY of Dongara spend a holiday with her in Arrino [5: 18-Aug-1933]
Conducted a Euchre Tournament in Arrino on Thursday 12 August 1933 to raise funds for the Anglican Church [5: 18-Aug-1933]
Won 1st prize for Display of Cut Flowers in the Flower section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Returned to Arrino in March 1934 after having undergone an operation to her throat in Perth [5: 23-Mar-1934]
Member of the Arrino branch of the Country Women's Association in 1933 [5: 25-Aug-1933]
She later served as Secretary of the Arrino branch of the Country Women's Association for 18 years [P2]
Supplier of music at the C.W.A. Euchre Party and Dance held at the Arrino Hall on Tuesday 15 May 1934 [5: 18-May-1934]
Helped cater for the supper at the Arrino Tennis Club's Annual Ball held at the Arrino Hall on Tuesday 25 June 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]
Winner of Euchre at the Card Party held at the home Mrs TURNER in Arrino on Wednesday evening 7 August 1935 [5: 9-Aug-1935]
Won 1st prizes for Swiss Roll and Display of Cut Flowers of the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Her uncle "Jack" John James ANGEL resided in Carnamah in retirement in 1935 and 1936 [5: 30-Aug-1935, 31-Jul-1936] [19]
     Her cousin Mrs Edith Olive BRANDIS, daughter of her uncle Jack, resided in Three Springs 1943-1977 [15] [19] [24]
Herself, her husband and their children motored from Arrino to Perth on Tuesday 19 January 1937 [5: 22-Jan-1937]
Hosted at her home the marriage of Verna A. BURGESS of Arrino and Francis A. BRAYLEY on 6 April 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937]
For many years she played the piano at the Anglican Church services held on Sundays mornings at the Arrino Hall [P2]
     She also supplied a white table cloth and two vases of flowers for the table that acted as the alter at Anglican services in Arrin [P2]
Herself and her husband loved to have visitors and after Church she would ask different people if they'd like to come for lunch [P2]
     As a result on Sundays at least 25 people would sit down to a hot lunch, and later to table laden with cakes for afternoon tea [P2]
     The adults would have a social afternoon and the children would play games, including tennis on courts next to their house [P2]
Educated her six daughters via correspondence schooling, and later catered for about 200 guests at all of their weddings [P2]
Member of the Arrino branch of the Red Cross Society - was Secretary for 50 years [P2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Florence Helena May Angel / Maley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/florence-helena-may-angel  [ sources ]




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