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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Irene Lola ACKLEY / LAVERY

Born on 14 July 1928 in Tambellup, Western Australia [472]
Daughter of "Ben" Benjamin James ACKLEY and Lola Ellen WILSON [472]
Resided with her parents on farmland in Arrino [19] [472]
Student at the Arrino State School in Arrino from 1935 but with periods attending the State School in Greenhills [472]
She was taken to the hospital in Three Springs after fallingand breaking her arm in two places on 7 July 1937 [39: 17-Jul-1937]
Member of Arrino Tennis Club in 1947-48 [5: 19-Dec-1947]
Along with her father she won a Waltzing Competition at the Trotting Ball at the Embassy in Perth in 1949 [81: 4-Sep-1949]
Married Brian Hugh Newbold LAVERY on 4 June 1949 at Saint Peter's Church in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [81: 5-Jun-1949]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Parmelia [2]


From The Sunday Times newspaper, Sunday 5 June 1949:
Wedding
"Married at St. Peter's Church of England, Victoria Park, yesterday, were Irene Lola, daughter of Mr B.J. Ackley of Arrino and Brian Hugh Newbold, son of Mr and Mrs Fred R.H. Lavery, 44 Wood Street, Beaconsfield. Bride who was given away by her father wore magnolia moss crepe tunic frock with flared basque, and magnolia hat with matching feathers. Her bouquet was of red roses. Bridesmaid Myrna White, her cousin, wore blue moss crepe featuring sun-ray flared skirt with bodice appliquéd in silver lame, with navy accessories, Her bouquet was of lemon roses. Best man was Franklyn Lavery and groomsman Bill Flood. Reception was at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr and Mrs M. Maher of Victoria Park."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Irene Lola Ackley / Lavery' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 November 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/irene-lola-ackley [sources]




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