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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Lily PARKES / ILES

Born 15 December 1906 in East Fremantle, Western Australia [84]
Daughter of railway examiner Peter PARKES and Emma SHAW [15] [84]
Resided with her parents on East Street in the Perth suburb of East Fremantle[84]
Baptised at the High Street Methodist Church in the Perth suburb of Fremantle on 6 January 1907 [84]
Shop Assistant in Broomehill before moving to Carnamah C.1929 to work for Norman W. REYNOLDS in his general store [P47]
Believed to have also either worked for or lived with Carnamah baker A. Leslie TROTTER [P47]
Attended the evening Ball following the Carnamah Races on 2 October 1930 in a dress of mauve georgette [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Married "Jack" John Ernest ILES in 1932 in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park[P47]
Resided with her husband on her in-laws farm on the Inering Estate 1932-1934[P47]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball on 6 August 1932 in a gown of brown and fawn silk voile [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 in a dress of pixie blue floral taffeta [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Won 1st prize for White Bread and 2nd for Plain Scones at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 14 September 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
In January 1934 Miss A. DOYLE, daughter of Det-Sgt Doyle of Perth, holidayed with them on the farm in January 1934 [5: 19-Jan-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on Saturday 20 October 1934 in dress of red voile [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Shifted with her husband to Perth in 1934 and worked at Cairs Bros [P47]
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]
Her husband was working away mining at Riverina near Menzies in 1936 [50]
In 1936 she was working as a Shop Assistant and living with her parents at 55 Lawler Street in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [50]
Later returned to Carnamah with her husband and daughter and once more resided on the farm at Inering until 1939 [P47]
Left Carnamah with her husband and daughters Lois and Wendy in 1939 and shifted to Perth [P47]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Forrestfield [2]
Mother of Lois and Wendy [P47]
Died 15 February 1991 in Perth; ashes interred Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA (Cassia Court, Family Shrub, 1) [2] [P47]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lily Parkes / Iles' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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