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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bett" Ivy Beatrice BOOTH / WATSON

Born 13 November 1906 [84]
Daughter of George BOOTH and Rose Emma BRIDGES [P213]
Baptised by Methodist Minister J. E. STONE of Dongara on 26 January 1907 [84]
Resided with her parents in Strawberry, Arrino and then Carnamah [84] [P213]
Won the 12-14 years Girls Running Race at the Peace Day Celebrations in Carnamah on Saturday 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
Won the Booby Prize at the Euchre Party, Basket Social & Dance held at the State School in Carnamah on 24 June 1920 [10]
For winning the Booby Prize she was presented with a large parcel of "Cure 'Em Quick" [10: 16-Jul-1920]
Attended the Grand Plain & Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah on 6 August 1925 in an evening dress of black chameuse [9: 21-Aug-1925]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of Midred M. PARKIN and Robert W. GRANT in Carnamah on 12 August 1927 [4: 20-Aug-1927]
Married "Norm" Norman Ray WATSON in 1929 in Carnamah [P24]
On 19 September 1929 attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Show Ball on 18 September 1930 in a frock of ivory georgette and lace with shoulder posy [4: 4-Oct-1930]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball on 6 August 1932 in a gown of black georgette [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 in a dress of black georgette [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on 20 October 1934 in a dress of pale pink silk lace [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Lodge of the Manchester Unity Oddfellows Friendly Society in 1935 and 1936 [5: 25-Oct-1935, 23-Oct-1936]
Attended May ROCCHI's birthday at her brother's farm in Carnamah on Thursday evening 15 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Costume Judge at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Attended the Masquerade Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 7 December 1935 in a group dressed as a "Coster Bill" [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1935-36, and a Committee Member in 1936-37 [5: 27-Mar-1936, 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 29 February 1936, wearing floral pink georgette [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Played for the combined Carnamah-Parkinson tennis team against Winchester-Waddy-Coorow on Sunday 5 April 1936 [5: 3-Apr-1936]
By 1952 was living in Perth [12: 22-May-1952]
Later resided in Armadale [2]
Mother of Sylvia Pearl [14]
Died 29 April 1993; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 21, 285) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ivy Beatrice Booth / Watson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

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