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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Joyce Elizabeth BASTIAN / BOX

Born 1914 [15]
Daughter of "Archie" Archibald BASTIAN and Myria Rogers BLIGHT [P112]
Resided with her parents on The Oaks Farm in Three Springs [P112]
Saleswoman in Three Springs in 1935 [19]
Attended the Show Ball following the Three Springs Show in a dress of pale pink lace on 30 September 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the TS Agricultural Society's Annual Ball on 25 September 1930 in an ankle length frock with silver trimmings [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of blue satin [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Attended the Grand Show Ball following the Three Springs Show on 22 September 1932 in frock of blue satin [5: 7-Oct-1932]
Attended the evening dance at the Three Springs Hall after the R.S.L. Sports Day at Arrino on 5 November 1932 [5: 18-Nov-1932]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Attended the Anglican Church Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday 20 July 1933 in a dress of flame georgette [4: 29-Jul-1933]
Attended the R.S.L. Ball held at the Three Springs Hall on Friday 1 September 1933 in a dress of blue and white organdie [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 September 1933 [5: 8-Sep-1933]
     To the Monster Ball she wore a white organdie trimmed with blue and white check featuring sleevettes with tiny frills [5]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 in blue and white chenille organdie [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the Three Springs Golf Club's Annual Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday 12 October 1933 [5: 20-Oct-1933]
Attended the 21st birthday of her sister Gladys BASTIAN at their parents' home in Three Springs on 22 October 1933 [5: 27-Oct-1933]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of her sister Gladys and Hugh F. MCKENZIE-MCHARG on 5 June 1934 in Three Springs [5: 8-Jun-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club 1934-1936 [5: 9-Nov-1934, 31-May-1935, 1-May-1936]
     Herself and T. Reginald SIZER won the Three Springs Golf Club's mixed foursomes in 1934 [5: 9-Nov-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]
In April 1935 spent her Easter holidays in Perth, and then returned to Three Springs [5: 3-May-1935]
Won the ankle competition conducted at the Anglican Church's Fair held in the Three Springs Hall on 16 May 1935 [5: 24-May-1935]
Attended the Carnamah Agricultural Show Ball on 12 September 1935 gowned in blue matelasse trimmed with silver [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in floral georgette [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Surprise Afternoon Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on 10 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
She was the recipient of a Surprise Party at the home of her patents on The Oaks Farm on Friday evening 12 February 1937 [5]
     The evening consisted of games and dancing and was presided over by local bank teller Mervyn M. WILLIAMS [5]
     The most popular novelty of the evening was a scavenger hunt in which couples were given a list of items to find and return [5]
     One of the items was two double gees however due to her father's good farming methods no one was able to find any [5]
     Herself and John J. BYRNE thought to look on the tyres on visitors cars where they found two and won the competition [5]
     John J. BYRNE spoke on behalf of those present and Campbell D. RATTRAY thanked her parents for the use of their home [5]
Others at her Surprise Party included her sisters Myra and Naomi, Mary L. OLIVER, A. Joan HUNT, Margaret T. BARNETT, [5]
     Margaret M. M. BARBOUR, Mary E. HOWARD, Jean A. M. PETTIT, "Lottie" Charlotte W. ARNDT, Mrs Violet M. JOYCE, [5]
     Frederick C. MCKENZIE, Maxwell S. BARR, Evander L. FRANKLIN, Kenneth R. PETTIT, A. Bruce FOGARTY, [5]
     "Hal" Albert P. HUNT, Norman V. FOGARTY and Douglas THOMSON, all of Three Springs [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Left Three Springs in February 1936 and shifted to Corrigin to work at the Corrigin Farmers' Co-operative [5: 19-Feb-1937]
     At the time the manager of the Corrigin Farmers' Co-operative was Harold BARNETT previously of Three Springs [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Married Cryil Alan BOX in Perth in 1940 [66]
     Resided with her husband in Corrigin where he was Secretary of the Corrigin District Road Board [6]
     Later resided in the Perth suburb of Forrestfield [2]
Died 17 September 1992; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, G, 85) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joyce Elizabeth Bastian / Box' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/joyce-elizabeth-bastian [sources]




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