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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Jean Annie Myra PETTIT / OXBROW

Born 30 August 1920 in Mingenew, Western Australia [98]
Daughter of George William PETTIT and Mary Ann PASCOE [84]
Initially resided with her parents on Fairview Farm in Mingenew [84]
Resided with her parents and later widowed mother in Three Springs until just before the Second World War [P2]
Student at the Three Springs State School until June 1934 and then at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 as a "Rose" [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 9 December 1933 [4: 16-Dec-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
On Saturday 21 July 1934 attended at the Carnamah Hall the Inering School Dance, held to raise money for books [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Attended the Dance in aid of the Institute for the Blind held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday evening 18 August 1934 [5: 24-Aug-1934]
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]
Attended the Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 in a gold satin gown with silver trimmings [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 11-Oct-1935, 27-Nov-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1936 [5: 10-Apr-1936]
Attended her brother Ken's 21st birthday Social & Dance held at their home in Three Springs on Saturday 23 May 1936 [5: 29-May-1936]
Attended the Ball after the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in Coorow on 3 September 1936 dressed in pale green [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in almond crepe de chine [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Surprise Party for Miss Joyce E. BASTIAN at The Oaks Farm in Three Springs on 12 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Attended the farewell to Josephine M. FITZGERALD at the Carnamah Hotel on Saturday evening 27 March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday 12 May 1937 dressed in "Elisabeth blue taffeta" [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Attended the hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 dressed in pink silk net [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Married John Lloyd OXBROW in Perth in 1943 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Myaree [2]
Died 30 August 1997; ashes interred Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Ground Niche, Frontage B, B, 9) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jean Annie Myra Pettit / Oxbrow' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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