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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Leila Maud STIRK / BENTLEY

Born 1 October 1917 in Perth, Western Australia [P192]
Daughter of Henry STIRK and Annie Gertrude Loise HERRING [P192]
Resided in Kalamunda prior to her marriage [0: image 03041]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 29 February 1936 in black marocain and pink satin [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Married Jack BENTLEY on 27 January 1940 at the Wesley Church in Perth [P192]
Her bridesmaid at her wedding was her sister Miss Doris STIRK [0: image 03887]
Resided with husband on farms in the Carnamah district until 1974 [P175]
Member of the Carnamah Cycle Club in 1940 [0: image 03899]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club - scored a hole in one at the Carnamah Golf Course [P175]
Along with her husband left Carnamah in 1975 and moved to the Perth suburb of Kalamunda [P175]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Bayswater [2]
Mother of Rex and Wayne [P192]
Died 14 September 1994; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Garden of Remembrance, EC, 16) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Leila Maud Stirk / Bentley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/leila-maud-stirk  [ sources ]




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