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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Margaret Oliver BLAKE / ROBERTS

Born 25 June 1885 in Balaklava, South Australia [55]
Daughter of Walter BLAKE and Marian SMITH [55]
Married Ivor Blyth ROBERTS on 10 June 1911 in Balaklava, South Australia [55]
Resided with her husband on Barokee Farm in Waddy Forest, Western Australia for at least the years 1933-1949 [4: 27-Aug-1949] [19]
In mid October 1932 she was conveyed from Coorow to Perth for an immediate operation [5: 14-Oct-1932]
     Captain SNOOK was in Carnamah with a parachutist however cancelled the event so he could get her to hospital [5]
In 1932 was the owner of a Chevrolet truck registered with the Carnamah District Road Board with license plate CA-55 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
Attended the Official Opening of the Carnamah Golf Course at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 23 July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Won 1st prize for Iceland Poppies at the Carnamah Agricultural Show at Centenary Park on Thursday 6 September 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Returned to Waddy Forest on Monday 20 May 1935 after spending a number of weeks in Broome Hill and Perth [5: 24-May-1935]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club 1935-1937 [5: 12-Jul-1935, 19-Jun-1936, 11-Jun-1937]
Won 1st prize for Wheatmeal Cookery at the Carnamah Agricultural Show held on Thursday 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Rev. Alfred J. and Mrs Myra TOOMEY of Three Springs stayed with them in Waddy Forest in late October 1935 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Sold four bales of wool at 16¾d. per pound through Westralian Farmers Ltd on Monday 13 January 1936 [5: 17-Jan-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's 1936 season Opening Day at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 26 April 1936 [5: 1-May-1936]
Won the Ladies Putting Competition at the Opening Day of the Coorow Golf Club for the 1936 season on 17 May 1936 [5: 22-May-1936]
She and Ivor celebrated their Silver Wedding Anniversary with friends at their home on Thursday 11 June 1936 [5: 19 & 26-Jun-1936]
     The celebration took the form of a Card Evening, and doubled as a farewell for herself who was about to leave for a holiday [5]
     Left Perth by train for Adelaide on Saturday 18 June 1936 to spend some months with friends and relatives in South Australia [5]
     After spending three months in Adelaide and its suburbs she arrived back in Waddy Forest on 23 September 1936 [5: 25-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]
Sold four bales of wool at 18d. per pound through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at the Perth Wool Sale on 23 November 1936 [5: 27-Nov-1936]
With her husband and younger children holidayed on the  riverfront in the Perth suburb of Claremont in February 1937 [5: 12-Feb-1937]
Committee Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society in 1937 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Member of the North Midlands Anglican Church Vestry in 1937 [5: 4-Jun-1937]
Attended the Surprise Linen Tea for Miss Mary E. GREENWOOD at Maryland Farm in Waddy Forest on 22 July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Mother of Jack, Peter and Mary [P84]
Died 31 August 1972; ashes scattered to the wind at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Margaret Oliver Blake / Roberts' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/margaret-oliver-blake [sources]




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