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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Gertrude Sarah POOLE / WEIR

Born 1911 in South Greenough, Western Australia [P304]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home Social for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Attended the Show Ball following the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Annual Show on Thursday 25 September 1930 [4: 11-Oct-1930]
     She was reported to have attended the ball in a "tomato red frock, ankle length at side, trimmed with silver, flowers to tone" [4]
Married Henry Walter WEIR in Perth on 23 November 1931 [P304]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Three Springs 1931-1934 [6] [P304]
Their son Colin Leo was baptised at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Three Springs on 10 April 1932 [91]
Attended the Show Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 in a red georgette and lace dress [5: 29-Sep-1933]
They left Three Springs in about 1934 and shifted to Perth [P304]
Resided at 1144 Hay Street in Perth, and later at 355 Marmion Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [P304]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe until her death in 1960 [2]
Mother of Colin, Brian and Kay [P304]
Died 11 September 1960; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, MA, 278) [2]


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




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