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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Ivy Grace OLIVER / SIMSON

Born 25 June 1910 [332]
Daughter of Arthur Lewis OLIVER and Violet May CRIDDLE [332]
She was baptised by Rev. Ernest GILL, the Church of England rector in Dongara [332]
Clerk in Mingenew 1931-1935 [19] [50]
     Attended the Three Springs Races Ball on 11 April 1929 in a dress of silver beaded pink georgette and pink satin [4: 20-Apr-1929]
     She was given a surprise birthday party of dancing, games and birthday cake in Mingenew on 24 June 1929 [4: 29-Jun-1929]
     Member of the Mingenew Girls Club - was Secretary in 1930 [4: 21-Jun-1931]
     Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Ball on 25 September 1930 in tomato red georgette with flared skirt [4: 11-Oct-1930]
     Entrant for Mingenew in the North Midland Popular Girl Competition in 1932 [5: 29-Jul-1932]
     She came 3rd in the North Midlands Popular Girl Competition, which helped raised funds for the Mingenew Golf Club [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Clerk in Mundaring in 1936 and 1937 [50]
Married Hubert Martin SIMSON on 2 April 1938 at Saint Mary's Church of England in West Perth [66] [120: 19-May-1938]
A photograph of her in her wedding gown was featured in The Western Mail newspaper of Thursday 19 May 1938 [120: 19-May-1938]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [2]
Died 6 July 1991; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Lawn 5, Niche Wall, W9, 104 [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ivy Grace Oliver / Simson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ivy-grace-oliver [sources]




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