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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Biddy" Frances Mary DUNNING / LEE

Born 27 May 1920 [14]
Daughter of Harold Frank DUNNING and Frances Emily Elizabeth DAMERELL [--]
Resided with her parents in Carnamah 1921-1942 [--]
Attended the Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball as a "Fairy" on Saturday 15 October 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Won the 10-12 year Girls Running Race at the Inering Picnic on BATTY's Farm on Sunday 7 September 1930 [4: 20-Sep-1930]
Won a 2nd prize for Writing in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 18 September 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
Came 3rd in the 10-12 years Running Race at the Sports Day & Picnic at Centenary Park, Carnamah on 9 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Member of the Carnamah Lodge of the Manchester Unity of Oddfellows Friendly Society in 1936 [5: 23-Oct-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Social Badminton Club in 1939 [0: image 03884]
Member of the Carnamah Ladies' Miniature Rifle Club in 1941 [0: image 02933]
Married "Bluey" Hubert Augustus LEE in 1942 [66]
Returned to Carnamah with her husband after their honeymoon on 8 April 1942 [0: image 04086]
Member of the Carnamah Ladies' Miniature Rifle Club in 1942 and 1944 [0: images 04115 & 04262]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1948 [0: image 04505]
Committee Member in 1948 and member in 1954 of the Carnamah RSL Women's Auxiliary in 1948 [0: image 04506] [7: page 193]
Member of the Carnamah Anglican Church Ladies Guild in 1952 [0: image 04686]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association and its prize winning choir [7: page 171]
For a period of time she worked helping Mrs "Joy" Joyce RICE run the tearooms or café at 10 Macpherson Street in Carnamah [P434]
Attended the "Day of Pioneers" luncheon held at the Shire Council Chambers in Carnamah on 13 October 1982 [253]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society - was Vice President in 1986 [141]
Resided at the Lady Brand Lodge in Three Springs from 8 October 1993 to 10 June 1995 [147]
Later resided at the Geraldton Nursing Home in Milford Street, Geraldton [90]
Mother of Ian, Bev and John [14]
Died 18 November 1999; ashes buried Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row S, Plot 5) [1]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frances Mary Dunning / Lee' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frances-mary-dunning [sources]




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