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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Marion Lucy SPEEDIE / CLUNE

Born 5 May 1909 in Day Hurst, Western Australia [P281]
Daughter of Peter SPEEDIE and "Ellen" Harriet Ellen HURN [P281]
Married "Mick" Michael John CLUNE on 24 February 1932 in Perth suburb of Victoria Park [P281]
Resided behind butcher shop in Carnamah from 1932 to C.1948 [P281]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball on 6 August 1932 in a gown of white crepe-de-chine [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 15 September 1932 [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Member of the Carnamah Basketball Club in 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Attended the Card Party held at the home of Mrs Ettie PARKER in Carnamah during the third week of July 1933 [5: 21-Jul-1933]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Along with her children travelled from Carnamah to Perth for a short holiday on Friday 19 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
      At the conclusion of their holiday her husband motored to Perth and they returned to Carnamah on 29 April 1935 [5: 3-May-1935]
Herself and her infant son Kevin travelled from Carnamah to Perth by train on Monday 11 November 1935 [5: 15-Nov-1935]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 25-Oct-1935, 16-Oct-1936]
With Lloyd J. FOSTER won the Parkinson Tennis Club's Mixed Doubles Handicap Tournament on 10 November 1935 [5: 15-Nov-1935]
Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Admitted to the North Midlands District Hospital on Sunday night 1 March 1936 and the next day underwent an operation [5: 6-Mar-1936]
After holidaying with her family in Carnamah her sister Miss I. A. SPEEDIE returned to Perth on Monday 1 June 1936 [5: 5-Jun-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Social Club in 1936 [5: 7-Aug-1936]
Herself, her father-in-law Michael CLUNE and William DAVISON donated a "Bachelor's Supper" to the Carnamah Football Club [5]
     Their donation was raffled by the Club at their Dance in Carnamah on 27 June 1936, and won by Louis JOHANSEN [5: 3-Jul-1936]
Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday for Miss Eileen R. PERRY in Carnamah on Saturday evening 18 July 1936 [5: 24-Jul-1936]
Played for the defeated Carnamah Social Club in badminton against the Carnamah Badminton Club on 5 August 1936 [5: 7-Aug-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in figured georgette [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Herself and her son Kevin travelled to Perth on Friday 11 December 1936 where they stayed for Christmas [5: 18-Dec-1936]
Attended the very largely attended Carnamah Tennis Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 17 April 1937 in floral ninon [5: 23-Apr-1937]
Later in April 1937 herself and her children spent a holiday in Perth [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Became Secretary of the Carnamah Social Club in August 1938 on the resignation of K. LUCAS [0: image 03724]
Took advantage of the low wheat prices by purchasing an incubator and breeding large numbers of chooks [0: image 03840]
     Some of those that made up her hatchings came from hens who had laid the prize winning eggs at the Carnamah Show [0: image 03840]                     
     Hatched Reds, Blacks and Whites which were sold through her husband Michael J. CLUNE [0: image 03843]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1940 and 1941 [0: images 03939 & 04039]
Along with Elsie PARKIN ran the portion of the Carnamah Social Club for junior members in 1941 [0: image 04043]
Secretary of the Carnamah Social Badminton Club in 1942 [0: image 02957]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club 1949-1951 [0: image 04626] [4: 10-Sep-1949]
Along with Eunice ROWLAND and Elsie PARKIN ran the Juvenile Badminton Club in Carnamah in the 1950s [0: images 04676 & 04782]
Resided Lake View Farm, Carnamah from C.1948 [P281] to 1956[19]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [2]
Mother of Joyce, Kevin, Colin, Joan and Ann [P281]
Died 23 November 1993; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 9, 173) [2]


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




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