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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Georgie" Georgina Jeanette ROWLAND / PATERSON

Born 4 December 1909 in Irwin, Western Australia [84] [142]
Daughter of Frederick Charles ROWLAND and Sophia MITCHELL [142]
Resided with her parents in Irwin, and was baptised there by Horace FAULL of Dongara on 9 January 1910 [84]
Attended Charles ROBERTSON and Winifred LANG's wedding dance on 27 March 1928 at the Carnamah Hall [4: 31-Mar-1928]
Attended the Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 3 October 1929 in a shell crepe de chine dress [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the Ball in Carnamah in aid of the local Roman Catholic Church's building fund on Thursday 24 May 1930 [4]
     She was noted in the newspaper report of the ball as wearing "scarlet georgette, heavily crystal beaded" [4: 31-May-1930]
Won 1st prize for a Tray Cloth in the Fancy Work section of the Carnamah Show at Centenary Park, Carnamah in 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
Attended the Show Ball following the annual Carnamah Show on 18 September 1930 in a frock of daffodil silk lace [4: 4-Oct-1930]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of pink taffeta [5: 5-Aug-1932]
On 6 August 1932 attended in a gown of black georgette the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Won 1st prize for the Best Worked White Table Centre in the Fancywork section of the Carnamah Show in 1932 [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of pink taffeta [5: 23-Sep-1932]
The next week, on 22 September 1932, won 1st prize for a Table Centre at the Three Springs Agricultural Show [5: 30-Sep-1932]
In 1933 was living in Irwin, as was her sister Rica [19]
Prior to starting nursing training spent considerable time in Carnamah with her sister Tottie and brother-in-law Reg DIAMOND [142]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 12 September 1935 in a gown of floral satin [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Concluded her nursing training at the Perth Hospital in June 1936 [5: 26-Jun-1936]
After finishing her training she spent a well-earned rest with her sister Tottie and brother-in-law Reg DIAMOND in Carnamah [5]
Nurse at the Perth Hospital in Perth in 1936 [50]
In 1938 spent another holiday in Carnamah with her sister Tottie and brother-in-law Reg [0: image 03316]
Married Keith McGregor PATERSON in 1941 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of South Perth [2]
Mother of Sally, Anne and Janis [142]
Died 20 September 1996; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (VC Section, Ground Niche, A, 169) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Georgina Jeanette Rowland / Paterson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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