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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born C.1906 [289]
Married Brian Paul STACY on Monday 26 June 1933 at Saint Mary's Cathedral in Perth [5: 9-Jun-1933]
     Her bridesmaid was Miss Mary MELDRUM, and she was given away by her uncle Mr CHARLESTON [5: 30-Jun-1933]
     Her mother travelled from Sydney, New South, Australia to be present at the wedding [5]
     After their wedding reception at the Rex Charlton in Hay Street, Perth they caught the train to Carnamah [5]
Resided in Carnamah with her husband 1933-1935 [5: 30-Jun-1933] [19]
Herself and her husband were tendered a Kitchen & Linen Tea at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 1 July 1933 [5: 30-Jun-1933, 7-Jul-1933]
The Kitchen & Linen Tea was organised by the local sporting bodies and included a Social and Dance to which all were invited [5]
Travelled to Perth on Saturday 12 August 1933 to spend a few days with her mother before she returned to Sydney [5: 18-Aug-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball in Carnamah on 2 September 1933 in a frock of shell pink georgette [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Attended the R.S.L. Ball held at the Three Springs Hall on Friday 1 September 1933 in a dress of black georgette [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1933-34 and 1934-35 [4: 9-Dec-1933, 15-feb-1935]
Attended the Golf Club Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday 12 October 1933 in a dress of green georgette and silk lace [5: 20-Oct-1933]
She was among the 150 who attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
Also attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
During February 1934, while her husband had a month's holiday, they purchased a Ford baby car and drove to Sydney [5: 9-Feb-1934]
     They had the car fitted with an extra petrol tank giving it a 14 gallon capacity and drove the journey in seven stages [5]
     In five days drove to Coolgardie, Balladonia Station, Eucla, Ceduna and Port Augusta and then to Sydney in four more days [5]
     They returned to Western Australia on the ship Katoomba, arriving in Fremantle on Monday 12 March 1934 [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Attended the Repertory Social, of plays, community singing and dancing, held in Carnamah on 15 August 1934 [5: 17-Aug-1934]
Herself and her husband were tendered a Farewell Social and Dance on Saturday 16 March 1935 at the Carnamah Hall [5: 15-Mar-1935]
     Their farewell was given by the residents of Carnamah and the local organisations of which they were members [5: 22-Mar-1935]
     They received a Brass Smoker's Stand from the Carnamah Repertory Club and a 400 day clock from the people of Carnamah [5]
Left Carnamah with "many pleasant memories" on 27 March 1935 following her husband's transfer to Kununoppin [5: 22 & 29-Mar-1935]
Later resided in Ashbury, New South Wales, Australia [289]
Mother of Mary [91]
Died 23 December 1987 in New South Wales, Australia [289]

From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 9 June 1933:
"The marriage will take place in Perth on June 26, between Gerda Mary, youngest daughter of Mrs. M. and the late J. Gillogley, of Sydney, and Brian Paul, younger son of Mr. C. E. Stacy and the late Mrs. G. P. Stacy, of Cottesloe."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gerda Mary Gillogley / Stacy' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 June 2022 from [reference list]

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