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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Kita" Mariquita Ellen PERRY / ROWE

Born 5 April 1925 in Kadina, South Australia [55]
Daughter of Thomas Henry PERRY and Ruby ANDREW [55]
In 1930 shifted with her parents from Paskeville, South Australia to Carnamah, Western Australia [P45]
Student at the Billeroo State School in Billeroo East Winchester 1930-1937 [7: pages 77, 78] [278]
After her father made a track through scrub on CARMICHAEL's farm she had ten miles to travel to get to school [P20]
Came 2nd in the 12 to 15 Years Girls Alarm Race at the Coronation Celebrations in Carnamah on 12 May 1937 [5: 14-May-1937]
     The festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1939-40 [89]
Won two 1st prizes in the girl's portion of the cookery section at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1940 [0: image 03897]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1941 and 1945 [0: images 04047 & 04316]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
Married "Jim" James Arthur ROWE [183]
Herself and her husband resided in Carnamah 1948-1956 [19]
Along with Vonnie PERRY ran the Anglican Church's Sunday School in Carnamah in 1949 [4: 27-Aug-1949]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club 1950-1953 - played for Carnamah Blue in 1953[0: image 04722] [4: 22-Apr-1950]
Gave birth to a daughter in late 1954 [0: image 04778]
In 1990 was living at 65 The Grove in the Perth suburb of Armadale [183]
Attended the Billeroo State School reunion at the R.S.L. Hall in Grand Promenade, Bedford on 3 June 1990 [183]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Armadale until her death in 1994 [2]
Died 22 November 1994; cremated at the Fremantle Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Palmyra [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mariquita Ellen Perry / Rowe' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from [reference list]

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