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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Madge Winifred May JONES / YORK

Born 1904 in Gingin, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of "Hamlet" Alexander Hamlet JONES and Janet May CLINCH [15]
Resided with her parents on Turipa Farm in Coorow [19]
Student at the Turipa State School on Turipa Farm in Coorow in 1914 [215]
She was one of 98 people from the Coorow district who signed a petition in 1929 for a local hotel license to be granted [39: 6-Feb-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on Saturday 20 October 1934 in a floral crepe-de-chene dress [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member of the Coorow Tennis Club in 1934-35 [5: 16-Nov-1934]
Won 1st prize for Butter and The North Midland Times Trophy at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 13-Sep-1935]
With brother Ted came 2nd in the Waltzing Competition at the Coorow Football Club's Wind-Up on 21 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Attended Miss Olive W. KAU's 21st birthday at Meadow Dale Farm in Coorow on Saturday evening 18 January 1936 [5: 24-Jan-1936]
Won 2nd prizes for Pie Melon and Butter at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 3 September 1936 [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Attended Roy M. PATTON's birthday at the dam on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest on Sunday 8 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
Attended the hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 dressed in black Floral marocain [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Won the North Midland Times Trophy for receiving 1st prize for Butter at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1937 [5: 10-Sep-1937]
Married "Boy" Alfred James YORK in Perth in 1944 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Watheroo [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Midland [2]
Died 30 March 1990; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Madge Winifred May Jones / York' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/madge-winifred-may-jones [reference list]




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