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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Maggie" Margaret Mary BOXHALL

Born 1896 in Walebing, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Thomas Joseph BOXHALL and Alice THOMPSON [15]
Resided in Mogumber 1917-1919 [50]
     Donated 2/- to the appeal for William B. HAMMOND and family of Wannamal who lost their house in a fire in 1919 [9: 23-May-1919]
     Donated chocolates at the Euchre Party & Dance held in Mogumber in aid of the Foundling Home in Subiaco in 1919 [10: 7-Nov-1919]
Before shifting to Carnamah she worked as a Housekeeper at the Dongara Hotel in Dongara [50]
Resided at the Carnamah Hotel at 22 Macpherson Street in Carnamah 1925-1927 [19]
     Entrant in Carnamah's Popular Girl Competition in 1925 [9: 27-Feb-1925, 17-Apr-1925]
     Her part in the competition helped raise £136 for additions to Carnamah's hall and ornamental trees for local streets [9: 15-May-1925]
     Attended the Fancy Dress Ball held in the Carnamah Hall on 6 August 1925 dressed as a "Mulgaphone Exchange" [9: 21-Aug-1925]
     Awarded first prize for a Collection of Cut Blooms at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's 1926 show [9: 15-Oct-1926]
     Helped raise funds for the Carnamah Football Club in 1927[4: 20-Aug-1927]
Housemaid at the Commercial Hotel in Northampton in 1931 [50]
Housekeeper in Koojan in 1949 [50]
Later resided with her brother Patrick at 23 Pool Street in York [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Margaret Mary Boxhall' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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