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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Joyce USHER / LAFFAN

Married Rupert Hyacinth LAFFAN [4: 30-Nov-1929] [19]
Along with her husband settled in Carnamah around October 1928 [4: 3-Nov-1928]
Resided with her husband in Macpherson Street, Carnamah 1928-1934 [--]
Assisted her husband in his agency and land sales business in Carnamah, which was based at 16 Macpherson Street [4: 3-Nov-1928]
In November 1928 it was reported she would shortly thereafter be opening a circulating library [4: 3-Nov-1928]
Had a visit from her mother and sister from Queensland, Australia in November 1929 [4: 30-Nov-1929]
Herself and her husband were invited to Kelva BADRICK's Christening reception in Carnamah on 28 September 1930 [4: 4-Oct-1930]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club 1932-1934 - Secretary in 1933 and 1934 [4: 7-Jul-1932] [5: 28-Jul-1933, 25-May-1934]
Donated the "Associate's Cup" to the Carnamah Golf Club in 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Attended the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show at Maley Park, Coorow on Thursday 7 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Won a doll with ticket 19 in the raffle conducted at Parkinson Tennis Club Dance in Carnamah on 20 September 1934 [5: 28-Sep-1934]
Herself and her husband left Carnamah in early October 1934 to go on an extended holiday to the Eastern States [5: 5-Oct-1934]
By May 1935 they were living in the suburb of Hamilton in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia [5: 17-May-1935]
Sent a parcel of gifts and an accompanying letter to the Carnamah Golf Club, which arrived in Carnamah in mid May 1935 [5]
Her gifts to the Club included a pair of E.P.N.S. salt shakers, serviette ring, tea strainer, jam and sugar spoons, [5]
     cake fork, butter knife, note book, set of two card packs, Queensland Tulip, wooden ash tray and a pen and paper knife [5]
In her letter she wished the Carnamah Golf Club every success for the coming season [5: 17-May-1935]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of William B. SHERIDAN of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joyce Usher / Laffan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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