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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Joyce Priscilla HOWARD / OWSTON

Born 31 May 1911 in Wooroloo, Western Australia [16]
Daughter of William Henry Godfrey HOWARD and Frances Emily GADEN [39: 23-May-1949]
Hairdresser in Mingenew [4: 6-Jul-1929]
Undertook the cutting of ladies' and children's hair, including bobbing, shingling, waving and the all the latest modes [4: 6-Jul-1929]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the Arrino Race Club's Annual Ball on 4 April 1929 in embroidered white Brussels net over white satin  [4: 13-Apr-1929]
Wore shaded pink Brussels net with ribbon and flower to tone to the Ball after the Three Springs Races on 11 April 1929 [4: 20-Apr-1929]
She was one of the 25 who attended the surprise birthday party for Ivy G. OLIVER in Mingenew on 24 June 1929 [4: 29-Jun-1929]
During October 1929 spent a holiday in the Perth suburb of Claremont staying with Mr and Mrs Freeman SMITH [4: 19-Oct-1929]
Wore pink shaded net with waist band and ribbon to tone to the 1929 Mingenew-Yandanooka Race Club Boxing Day Ball [86: 4-Jan-1930]
Attended the Annual Ball after the Three Springs Show on 25 September 1930 wearing "pink silk embroidered tulle" [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Claremont prior to enlisting in the Australian Army [16]
Lieutenant WX33958 in the Australian Army's 2/1 Australian General Hospital during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 15 March 1946 [16]
Married George Mason OWSTON in Perth in 1949 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bull Creek [2]
Died 15 July 1993; ashes buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZI, 425) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joyce Priscilla Howard / Owston' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from [sources]

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