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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Joy" Joyce May TOWNSEND / HALE

Born 1927 [15]
Daughter of Charles Stanley and Eunice Lola TOWNSEND [0: image 03325]
Resided with her parents in Carnamah 1932-1940, where her father was as a Truck Driver for the Shell Oil Company [0: image 02850] [6] [19]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Carnamah on 18 August 1932 dressed as a poster for "Shell Oil" [5: 26-Aug-1932]
Performed in the children's Elocution Concert held in Carnamah on Thursday 27 July 1933 [5: 4-Aug-1933]
Student of the Carnamah State School in 1934 and 1935 [5: 4-May-1934, 5-Jul-1935]
Won a 1st prize for Cane & Raffia Work at the Carnamah Agricultural Show at Centenary Park on 6 September 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Came 2nd in the 7-8 years Girls Running Race at the R.S.L. Sports Meeting in Carnamah on Easter Monday in 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Won the Special Prize for Cane & Raffia Work in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the inaugural Combined School Sports of the Carnamah Road Board district in Carnamah on 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
     Came 2nd in the 7 years Girls Running Race and 3rd in the 8 years an under Girls Skipping Race [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 as "Little-Bo-Peep" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Attended the Carnamah R.S.L. Easter Sports Meeting held at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Monday 13 April 1936 [5]
     Competed successfully, winning the 7-8 year Girls Running Race and coming 2nd in the Girls Potato Race [5: 17-Apr-1936]
Attended the Inter-School Sports of the Carnamah Road Board district at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Friday 2 October 1936 [5]
     Tied with Madge A. MILLARD for 1st in the 8 Years Girls Running Race, and came 3rd in the 7-8 Years Girls Skipping Race [5]
     Herself and Maureen E. PATERSON came 3rd in the 6, 7 & 8 Years Girls Siamese Race [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Came 3rd in the 8 Years Girls Running Race at the North Midlands Athletic Sports in Three Springs on 23 October 1936 [5: 30-Oct-1936]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 November 1936 as "Stars" [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Came 2nd in the Under 11 Years Girls Skipping Race at the Easter Athletic Sports Meeting in Carnamah in 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Attended and received a Coronation Medal at the Coronation Celebrations at Centenary Park in Carnamah on 12 May 1937 [5]
     During the children's sports she came 3rd in the 9 years Girls Running Race [5: 14-May-1937]
Sang part of a song in a competition at the Community Concert at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday 11 August 1937 [5: 13-Aug-1937]
Was one of the prize winners for singing at the 1939 Carnamah Community Concert[0: image 03856]
Married labourer and later carpet layer Rodney Vincent HALE in Perth in 1949[50] [66]
In 1949 they were living at 78 Kalgoorlie Street in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn [50]
They resided at 30 Colin Road in the Perth suburb of Scarborough from the 1950s until at least the 1980s [50]
Her husband, late of the Perth suburb of Scarborough, died at the age of 67 years on 16 April 1995 [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joyce May Townsend / Hale' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from [reference list]

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