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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Mag" Margaret Ellen TURNER

Born 1909 [15]
Daughter of William James TURNER and Emma  Theresa WEBLEY [P2]
Resided with her parents on Victoria Farm in Arrino [19]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the Arrino Race Club's Annual Ball on 4 April 1929 in a dress of old gold crepe de chine and silver lace [4: 13-Apr-1929]
Wore sunrise coil spotted silk lace with posy to tone to the Arrino Race Club's Annual Ball on Thursday 3 April 1930 [4: 26-Apr-1930]
Member of the Arrino Tennis Club from 1934-35 to 1936-37 [5: 8-Mar-1935, 15-Nov-1935, 20-Nov-1936]
Won a cut glass sandwich tray at the Euchre & Bridge Evening held at the Arrino Hall on Tuesday 28 May 1935 [5: 31-May-1935]
Helped cater for the supper at the Arrino Tennis Club's Annual Ball held at the Arrino Hall on Tuesday 25 June 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]
Assisted with the stall at the Annual Concert of the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs on 21 August 1936 [5: 28-Aug-1936]
Exhibited in the Arts section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in Three Springs on Thursday 17 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
     Won 1st prizes for Animal Study Oil Painting and Still Life Oil Painting, and received 2nd prize for Black and White Drawing [5]
Attended the hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday evening 3 June 1937 [5: 11-Jun-1937]
After her mother left Arrino she is believed to have remained and kept house for her brother Albert [P2]
Resided in Arrino until her death in 1958 [2]
Died 7 August 1958; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 2, N020) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Margaret Ellen Turner' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 July 2022 from [reference list]

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