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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ethel" Florence Stella Ethel HELLEWELL / WATSON

Born 17 October 1909 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, England [P24]
Daughter of "Ted" Edward HELLEWELL and Emily Louisa PROBERT [P24]
Departed London, England with her parents on the Australind and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 8 May 1911 [70]
Resided with her parents in Moora, Western Australia from 1911 to 1925 [P24] [9: 22-May-1925]
Came 2nd in the 9-12 Girls Running Race at the Saint Patrick's Day Celebrations in Moora on Monday 17 March 1919 [10: 28-Mar-1919]
Left Moora and shifted to the Perth suburb of Victoria Park on 16 May 1925 with her mother, sister and younger brother [9: 22-May-1925]
Resided with her mother and siblings at 27 State Street in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [50]
Settled with her parents in Carnamah in 1927 [P4]
Resided with her parents at 2 Caron Street in Carnamah from 1927 to 1931 [P4]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of Frank BADRICK and Mary WHITE in Carnamah on 25 October 1928 [4: 3-Nov-1928]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Ball on 18 May 1929 in black crepe de chine, figured skirt in shades of rose [4: 25-May-1929]
Attended the Plain and Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 8 August 1929 as a "Spanish Dancer" [4: 17-Aug-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball in Carnamah on 3 October 1929 in a vieux crepe de chine dress [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 18 September 1930 in a frock of almond georgette [4: 4-Oct-1930]
Married "Len" Leonard Robert WATSON on 29 January 1931 in Three Springs [P24]
Resided with her husband in Caron Street, Carnamah 1931-1948 [19] [P24]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of rose pink georgette [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Conducted the Fancywork stall at the Carnamah Anglican Church Bazaar held in Carnamah on Saturday 12 August 1933 [5: 18-Aug-1933]
On Saturday 12 May 1934 attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Opening Ball in a dress of scarlet silk lace [5: 18-May-1934]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Along with her son Bobby her parents-in-law travelled to Perth on Wednesday 16 January 1935 for a two week holiday [5: 18-Jan-1935]
Wore red matelasse trimmed with silver to the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 29 February 1936 wearing pillar box red matelasse [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Mid-Winter Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 11 July 1936 dressed in red marocain [5: 17-Jul-1936]
Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday for Miss Eileen R. PERRY in Carnamah on Saturday evening 18 July 1936 [5: 24-Jul-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in leaf green marocain [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Best Poster with her sister Nellie as "Tip & Top" at the Masquerade Ball in Carnamah in Saturday 5 December 1936 [5: 11-Dec-1936]
Following a holiday herself and her son returned to Carnamah with her father-in-law on Saturday 30 January 1937 [5: 5-Feb-1937]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 12 May 1937 in "cherry red taffeta with floral trimmings" [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Attended the Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 3 June 1937 in lemon matelasse trimmed with silver [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1937 [0: image 03698]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club - was Secretary in 1942 and President 1964-1965[0: image 04122] [7: page 213]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
Resided on The Mannas Farm in Carnamah from C.1948 to C.1983 [P24]
Left Carnamah and moved to Perth C.1983 [P24]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bentley [2]
Mother of Robert, Lorraine and Kenneth [P24]
Died 9 August 1985 in Perth; ashes buried Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row E, Plot 2) [P24] [14]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Florence Stella Ethel Hellewell / Watson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/florence-stella-ethel-hellewell [sources]




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