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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Frances Emily GADEN / HOWARD

Born 1875 in Lower Swell, Glocestershire, England [20] [21]
Daughter Thomas Partington GADEN and Joyce SMITH [20] [21]
Her father worked as a road contractor, haulier and then farmer [20]
She was the eldest of seven children with younger siblings Thomas, Charlotte, Robert, William, Sarah and Harry [20]
Resided with her parents and siblings at The Vicarage and later at The Elms in Lower Swell, Gloucestershire, England [20]
Married William Henry Godfrey HOWARD in England in 1905 [21]
Resided with her husband in Mingenew, Western Australia 1928-1942 [16] [19]
Judged the School-work section at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show on 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
Secretary of the Mingenew-Yandanooka branch of the Country Women's Association 1929-1935 [4: 20-Jul-1929, 12-Dec-1931] [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Races on Thursday 11 April 1929 in a dress of old rose crepe de chine [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Attended the Mingenew-Yandanooka Race Club's Boxing Day Ball at the Mingenew Hall in 1929 dressed in black lace [86: 4-Jan-1930]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
Helped secure a £50 grant from the Medical Department for the appointment of a district nurse in Mingenew in 1930 [4: 15-Feb-1930]
Attended the Annual Ball after the Three Springs Show in 1930 wearing "black silver lace and brilliant buckle" [4: 11-Oct-1930]
One of the Costumes Judges at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Arrino on Tuesday 12 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Attended the quarterly conference of the Northern Section of the C.W.A. in Northampton on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Attended the hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 in midnight blue crepe [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Member of the Mingenew Golf Club in 1936 [5: 5-Jun-1936]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Inglewood [2]
Mother of Joyce [39: 23-May-1949]
Died 12 February 1950; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, ZI, 45)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frances Emily Gaden / Howard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frances-emily-gaden [reference list]




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