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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Mary Amelia CARROLL / LUSCOMBE

Born 1884 in Greenough, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Michael Joseph CARROLL and Hannah Eliza BOOTH [15]
Cook at Irwin House in Irwin 1909-1912 [50]
Dressmaker in Three Springs in 1913 and 1914 [19] [50]
Housemaid on Cintra Farm in Arrino in 1916 [19]
Waitress in Three Springs in 1916 and 1917 [50]
Married "Charlie" Charles Edward LUSCOMBE in Fremantle in June 1917 [10] [66]
They had decided to get married a few days beforehand and had kept their plans a secret [10: 15-Jun-1917]
When they returned Three Springs by train the news of their marriage travelled to Three Springs quicker than the train [10]
On arrival in Three Springs a crowd of ladies and gentlemen were waiting to tender them a reception and shower them in rice [10] 
Resided with her husband in Three Springs 1917-1957 [4: 7-Oct-1960] [6] [19]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1919 [10: 27-Jun-1919]
Attended May BERRIGAN's 21st Birthday held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday 12 September 1919 [9: 19-Sep-1919]
Attended the wedding of Robert A. CALDOW and May I. BYRNE at the Hall in Three Springs on 5 October 1921 [9: 21-Oct-1921]
Foundation Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association in 1929 [206]
Donor at the Gift Evening held for the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs on Wednesday 1 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
Ran the Cool Drink & Fruit Salad stall at the Methodist Ladies Guild's sale of work in Three Springs on 23 October 1930 [4: 15-Nov-1930]
Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association - was Treasurer in 1933 [5: 2-Jun-1933]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
For a time she was Treasurer of the Three Springs C.W.A., however her husband did the paperwork for her [P42]
In 1957 herself and her husband left Three Springs and shifted to Perth [4: 7-Oct-1960]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [2]
Died 12 June 1968; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, GA, 496) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Amelia Carroll / Luscombe' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/mary-amelia-carroll [sources]




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