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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Dina" Margaret Mary STOKES / BUCKLEY

Born 1924 [161]
Daughter of "Nick" Edward Nicholas STOKES and Alice Catherine FITZGERALD [161]
Resided with her parents on farmland in Dudawa, East Arrino [19]
Student at the Dudawa State School in Dudawa, East Arrino School [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Won 2nd prize for a Crayon Drawing at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on Thursday 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
At the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1936 she won 2nd prizes for Writing, Pencil Drawing and Needlework [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Competed at the Three Springs District Schools Athletic Championships in Three Springs on Saturday 26 September 1936 [5]
     She won the 10 & 11 Years Girls Flag Race and came 2nd in the 11 Years Girls Running Race [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Competed for Three Springs at the inaugural North Midlands Athletic Sports Meeting in Three Springs on Friday 23 October 1936 [5]
     Won the 10 & 11 Years Girls Potato Race and won the 12 Years & Under Girls Tyre Race [5]
     Herself and E. Jean BARRETT came 3rd in the 12 Years & Under Girls Siamese Race [5: 30-Oct-1936]
Married John BUCKLEY on 30 September 1947 [161]
Resided in Three Springs 1948-1950 [19]
Later resided with her husband on farmland in Albany, in Geraldton for ten years, and then in a suburb of Perth [P117]
Mother of John, Desmond and Alan [161]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Margaret Mary Stokes / Buckley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 6 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/margaret-mary-stokes  [ sources ]




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