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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Joyce GRANT / HAMILTON / HENLEY

Born 3 June 1926 in Subiaco, Western Australia [P196]
Daughter of Clem Hunter Porter GRANT and Esther May ROSS [P196]
Resided with her parents on farmland in Coorow until 1927 and then at 27 Congdon Street in the Perth suburb of Swanbourne [P196]
From 1928 onwards resided with her parents in Three Springs, for a time in Coorow and then again in Three Springs [P196]
Educated at the Three Springs State School in Three Springs, and then at the Coorow State School in Coorow [P196]
Won 1st prize for a Crayon Drawing in the Educational section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Awarded a 2nd prize for Needlework in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Came 3rd in the 10 & 11 Years Girls Time Skip at the Three Springs District Schools Athletic Championships in 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Most Humorous Girl at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Three Springs on 27 November 1936 as "Me & My Shadow" [5: 4-Dec-1936]
Worked as a Barmaid in Meekatharra, and then doing housework in Perth and in Three Springs [P196]
Left Three Springs after the Second World War and shifted to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [P196]
Married (1) Jim HAMILTON [P196]
Partner of (2) Jim HENLEY [P196]
Mother of Ross HAMILTON; and Lesley, Grant, Denise, Kim and Heather HENLEY [P196]
Died 1982; buried Dalwallinu Cemetery, Dalwallinu WA [P196]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joyce Grant / Hamilton / Henley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/joyce-grant [reference list]




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