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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Grace Julie WHITE / BROAD

Born 1894 in Northam, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Edward Wharton WHITE and Alice Kate BUCHANAN [15]
Married Albert Irwin BROAD in Perth in 1926 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Three Springs [19]
Along with her husband and sons spent a holiday in Perth in March 1930 [4: 8-Mar-1930]
Won 1st prize for Sweat Peas in the Flower section of the Three Springs Agricultural Sho won 22 September 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Three Spring Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 in a gown of navy silk [5: 7-Oct-1932]
Attended the Hospital Appeal Grand Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 8 June 1933 in a dress of black blue floral ninon [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Won 1st prize for Sweet Peas and 2nd for Display of Cut Flowers at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Received 2nd prizes for Garden Flowers and a male Black Orpington at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1935, 1936 and 1937 [5: 21-Jun-1935, 1-May-1936, 18-Jun-1937]
Won 1st prize for Stocks and 2nd for Mantle Vase and Any Other Variety of Flowers at the TS Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Awarded 1st prize for Brown Hen Eggs at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on Thursday 17 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
     Also won 1st prizes for Bulb Flowers and Mantle Vase of Flowers; and 2nd for Geraniums and Any Other Variety of Flowers [5]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Attended the Official Opening of the new golf links in Three Springs on Sunday 23 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Her husband passed away at the age of 45 years on 5 September 1938, and was buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth [2]
Farmer in Three Springs from 1939 until about 1953 [6] [19]
Following her husband's death she carried on the farm with assistance from her neighbours Bert BATEMAN and Mac WILSON [193]
Also received help from her brother Gordon WHITE of Merkanooka and her sons had time off school during seeding and harvest [193]
By 1947 she'd had the telephone connected - was telephone number Three Springs-2332 [60]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Bentley [2]
Mother of Geoffrey and Adrian [193]
Died 29 December 1990; ashes buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, ZB, 584) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Grace Julie White / Broad' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 February 2024 from [reference list]

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