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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1892 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia [32]
Daughter of Charles BREWER and Martha Adeline SMITH [32]
Married "Nat" Nathaniel MCKENZIE in 1915 in Perth [66]
Resided in Gingin until mid 1921 when her husband began leasing the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs [10: 15-Jul-1921]
Resided at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs 1921-1927, and then on farmland in Three Springs 1928 onwards [6] [10] [19]
One of her children came 2nd in the Baby Competition conducted at the Three Springs Day on 28 September 1922 [9: 20-Oct-1922]
Won a case of wine in a raffle at the Hospital Ball in the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Thursday 5 April 1923 [9: 27-Apr-1923]
Her brother Charles J. L. BREWER was the licensee and proprietor of the Carnamah Hotel in Carnamah 1928-1932 [4: 16-Jul-1932]
Attended the wedding of Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN at the Carnamah Hall on 28 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Came 2nd in the Ladies Motor Car Driving at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show in 1928 [4: 20-Sep-1928]
Her father and brother George visited herself and her family in Three Springs in late September 1928 [4: 3-Nov-1928]
Won 1st prize for a male Plymouth Rock in the Poultry section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1932 [5: 30-Sep-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 House Party at the home of Ted and Esther  SHEAHAN in Three Springs on Thursday 24 August 1933 [5: 25-Aug-1933]
Attended the R.S.L. Ball held at the Three Springs Hall on Friday 1 September 1933 in a dress of red georgette [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Won 1st prize for male and 2nd for female Plymouth Rocks at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Exhibited in the Poultry and Confectionary sections of the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on Thursday 13 September 1934 [5]
     In the Poultry section Won 1st prize for male Black Orpington, which was also the Champion Male Bird in Show [5]
     Received 2nd prizes for Bread and Plain Scones in the Confectionary section [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Helped run the North Midlands Wheatgrowers Union Annual Picnic and Ball held in Three Springs on 21 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Won 1st prize for Scones in the Confectionary section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Steward of the Confectionary section at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1939 [262]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Vincent & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
Resided in Three Springs until about 1962 [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Nedlands [2]
Mother of Betty, Gwen, Frederick, Audrey, William, Dorothy and Maxine [P2]
Died 25 August 1982; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, AA, 46) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hilda Muriel Brewer / McKenzie' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

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