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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Joan Mary TUCKER / SCHMIDT

Born 12 October 1927 in Moora, Western Australia [P219]
Daughter of "Anster" Anstruther Pavy TUCKER and "Dorrie" Victoria Doris MCNAMARA[P219]
Resided with her parents on Yarra Yarra Farm in Carnamah [P219]
Student at the Carnamah State School [P219]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 5 July 1929 as a "Poppy" [4: 13-Jul-1929]
Received a prize at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 2 November 1935 as a "White Cockatoo" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Won 1st prize for a Crayon Drawing in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended with Vida E. WELLS the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday evening 15 October 1938 [5]
They attended the Fancy Dress Ball dressed as "Peter's Two-in-One" and were awarded the prize for Best Poster [5: 21-Oct-1938]
On leaving Carnamah she obtained work as a Secretary [P219]
Regularly visited her parents in Carnamah in between work and travel until about 1951 [P219]
Married Peter SCHMIDT [P219]
Died 8 April 2003; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZF, 317) [2]


From The Midlands Advertiser newspaper, Friday 21 October 1927:
"Carnamah News - The stork has left a baby girl with Mr and Mrs A. P. Tucker. Congratulations to the happy parents."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joan Mary Tucker / Schmidt' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 6 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/joan-mary-tucker  [ sources ]




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