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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Martha STEELE / HUNTER

Married John HUNTER in Kalgoorlie in 1899 [15]
Resided on farmland in Three Springs 1928-1935 [19]
Attended the Show Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 in a blue georgette lace [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the 21st birthday of Gladys BASTIAN at her parents' home in Three Springs on Sunday 22 October 1933 [5: 27-Oct-1933]
Exhibited in the Confectionary and Fancy Work sections of the Three Springs Agricultural Show on Thursday 13 September 1934 [5]
     In Fancy Work won 1st prize for Underclothing, and 2nd prize for Best Article (made from material costing not more than 1/-) [5]
     Received 2nd prizes for Rainbow Cake, Victoria Sandwich and Afternoon Tea Cakes in the Confectionary section [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Passed away at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [116]
Died 22 April 1936 in Three Springs; buried Moora Cemetery, Moora WA (Anglican, Plot 172) [5: 24-Apr-1936] [116]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 24 April 1936:
Obituary - The Late Mrs. John Hunter - The death occurred at Three Springs at 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening, when Mrs. John Hunter, an old and respected citizen of the district passed away quietly at her home. The deceased had suffered ill health for the past 12 months and her demise was not altogether unexpected. She leaves a husband, two sons, Harry and Jack, and three daughters to mourn their sad loss. The funeral will take place at Moora to-day."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Martha Steele / Hunter' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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