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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Linda" Malinda Mary Allison HOUSTON / MABEN

Born 1903 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of John HOUSTON and Malinda May MORRIS [15]
Resided in Perth and Bunbury before shifting to Carnamah in late February 1936[5: 13-Mar-1936]
Ran the drapery department of Cowderoy's Stores at 2 Macpherson Street, Carnamah in 1936 and 1937 [5: 13-Mar-1936, 19-Feb-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 22-May-1936] [4: 7-Aug-1937]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Mid-Winter Ball in Carnamah on 11 July 1936 dressed in figured georgette [5: 17-Jul-1936]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of Mrs Florence PRICE of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 1 September 1936 [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in flame crepe de chine [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 16-Oct-1936]
She and Linned ARMSTRONG departed Carnamah for a holiday in Bunbury on Friday 12 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Following her holiday in Bunbury she arrived back in Carnamah on Thursday evening 11 March 1937 [5: 12-Mar-1937]
Competed in the Carnamah Tennis Club's Easter Tennis Tournament at Centenary Park in Carnamah in March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Attended the Tennis Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 18 April 1937 in royal blue georgette trimmed with self ruching [5: 23-Apr-1937]
Attended and competed at the Carnamah Golf Club's Season Opening at Centenary Park in Carnamah on 2 May 1937 [5: 7-May-1937]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 12 May 1937 "dressed in royal blue trimmed with ruching" [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
She was among the 80 who attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening at the Carnamah Hall on 25 June 1937 [5: 2-Jul-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Social Club in 1937 [0: image 03698]
In October 1937 took up a position with the Carnamah Cash Supply Stores [0: image 03703]
Resided in Carnamah until 1938 [19]
Married David Richard MABEN in Perth in 1942 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of South Perth [2]
Died 14 November 1989; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 17, 280) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Malinda Mary Allison Houston / Maben' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/malinda-mary-allison-houston [sources]




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