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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Lilian Margaret IMRAY / HOSKING / LESLIE

Born 1877 in Emerald Hill, Victoria, Australia [54]
Daughter of Frederick John IMRAY and Mary Ann JONES [15] [54] [334: 5-Dec-1947]
She was registered at birth with the given names of Elizabeth Margaret  [54] but was later known as Lilian and Lilian Margaret [15]
At some point during childhood both she and her sister Florence were Wards of the State in Victoria [414]
Married (1) William HOSKING in 1898 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Resided with her first husband, who worked as a Clerk, at 20 Monger Street in Perth [50]
Their first child, a son named Spencer William, was born in Perth in 1899 and died later that year at the age of three months [15]
They had another two children, a daughter Gladys Lilian born in 1900 and a son Martin William born in 1905 [15]
Married (2) Malcolm LESLIE in Perth in 1929 [66]
They resided at 33 Alma Road in North Perth in 1930 [6] and at 345 Barker Road in the Perth suburb of Subiaco in 1931 [50]
From 1934 to 1936 they were living at 104 Hay Street in the Perth suburb of Subiaco 1934-1936 [6]
She and her husband arrived in Carnamah on Sunday 31 May 1936 to take over the Carnamah Hotel [5: 5-Jun-1936]
Her husband was Licensee of the Carnamah Hotel at 22 Macpherson Street in Carnamah 1936-1940 [5: 5-Jun-1936] [6]
Donated a box of chocolates for the Carnamah Football Club to raffle at their Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 27 June 1936 [5: 3-Jul-1936]
Her donated box of chocolate raised £4/15/- for the Carnamah Football Club's Venning & Injured Players Fund [5: 14-Aug-1936]
Costume Judge at the C.W.A. Plain & Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday evening 25 July 1936 [5: 31-Jul-1936, 7-Aug-1936]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Mrs Florence PRICE of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 1 September 1936 [5: 4 & 11-Sep-1936]
She and her husband hosted a Premiership Dinner for the Carnamah Football Club at their Hotel on 6 September 1936 [5: 11-Sep-1936]
The Carnamah Football Club thanked her for her help and assistance at their Presentation Ball on 26 September 1936 [5: 2-Oct-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social including three plays at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Costume Judge at the Carnamah Girls Club's Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 14 November 1936 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Her daughter Gladys L. HOSKING of the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell visited them in Carnamah in January 1937 [5: 15-Jan-1937]
Returned to Carnamah during the first week of February 1937 after spending a week in Perth [5: 12-Feb-1937]
Travelled to Perth on Friday 25 June 1937 to bid farewell to her daughter Gladys who was leaving for 12 months in England [5: 2-Jul-1937]
While in Perth to farewell her daughter she had the misfortune to injure her collarbone [5: 9-Jul-1937]
Her mother, who lived in Kalgoorlie, spent a holiday with them at the Carnamah Hotel in July 1937 [5: 9-Jul-1937]
With her husband hosted the R.S.L. Valedictory for Charles A. METTAM at the Carnamah Hotel on 28 July 1937 [5: 30-Jul-1937]
Donated special prizes for the juvenile competitors at the Community Concert at the Carnamah Hall on 11 August 1937 [5: 13-Aug-1937]
Attended and helped cater for the supper at the Carnamah Repertory Club's Concert on Friday 20 August 1937 [5: 27-Aug-1937]
Attended the informal dinner to celebrate her husband's birthday at the Carnamah Hotel on Thursday 9 September 1937 [5: 10-Sep-1937]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1940 [0: image 03078]
She and her husband were living at 18 Wellington Street in East Perth in 1943 [50]
Later resided for a number of years at 123 Stuart Street in the Perth suburb of Inglewood [50]
Died 3 July 1967; ashes scattered over the garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lilian Margaret Imray / Hosking / Leslie' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 June 2024 from [reference list]

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