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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Henrietta BONE / FRANKLIN

Born 1878 in Greenough, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of John BONE and Mary Victoria SMITH nee KELLY [15]
Married Evander William FRANKLIN in 1910 [66]
Resided with her husband on Canowie Farm in Three Springs [P114]
Attended the Basket Social & Dance held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs in aid of the Red Cross on Friday 30 July 1915 [10]
     During the evening she purchased a donated bag of wheat for 20/- and then donated it back so it could be sold again [10: 6-Aug-1915]
Received 1st prize for Butter at the Three Springs Day held in Three Springs on Wednesday 26 September 1917 [10: 5-Oct-1917]
Awarded 1st prize for Swiss Roll at the Three Springs Day on Moonlight Farm in Three Springs on 26 September 1918 [10: 4-Oct-1918]
Attended May BERRIGAN's 21st Birthday held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday 12 September 1919 [9: 19-Sep-1919]
Foundation Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association in 1929 [206]
Herself and her husband were among those from Three Springs who attended the Perth Royal Show in October 1929 [4: 19-Oct-1929]
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 Annual Ball of the TS Show in 1930 in black French crepe de chine with salmon pink and buttons to tone [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Won 1st prize for Brown Hen Eggs and 2nd for Dairy Butter at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Three Spring Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 in a gown of black georgette [5: 7-Oct-1932]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Attended the Hospital Appeal Ball in Three Springs on 8 June 1933 in a dress of black georgette with brilliant trimmings [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Won 2nd prize for Home Made Bar of Laundry Soap at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the Show Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 in a dress of white crepe de chine trimmed with pink [5]
Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association - became Secretary in October 1933 [5: 13-Oct-1933]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Won 1st prize for Laundry Soap at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1935, and again in 1936 [5: 27-Sep-1935, 25-Sep-1936]
Judge of the Preserves section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show at Maley Park in Coorow on 2 September 1937 [5: 10-Sep-1937]
Herself and Mrs Janet M. MCGILP of Waddy Forest judged the Confectionery at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1937 [5: 17-Sep-1937]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Vincent & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
Steward of the Needlework & Knitting sections at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Annual Shows in 1947 and 1948 [262]
Spent her later years at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs, where she died aged 97 [24]
Died 25 October 1976; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Methodist, Plot 40) [24]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 13 April 1929:
"The sympathy of her friends is extended to Mrs. E. Franklin, of Three Springs, who recently suffered bereavement by the death of her mother, Mrs. Victoria Mary Bone, of Bootenal. The deceased lady who was widely known and greatly respected had been a resident of the Geraldton district for 72 years, and was 89 years of age at the time of her death, which occurred at the Geraldton Hospital on April 3. She had been twice married and had brought up a large family. The funeral took place in the Roman Catholic cemetery at Bootenal, on April 4. So far as can be ascertained Mrs. Bone was the sole survivor of the company on board the ship which brought her to this State."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Henrietta Bone / Franklin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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