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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Mary Elizabeth PROCTER / ROGERS

Married William Alexander ROGERS in 1910 [66]
Herself and her husband resided in Three Springs 1932-1936 [5] [6] [19] [50]
Conducted a Laundry in Three Springs in 1934 [5: 16-Nov-1934]
Ceased running her laundry towards the end of 1934 after the Three Springs Road Board asked her to comply with regulations [5]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Attended the C.W.A. Ball held at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Employed local auctioneer Alexander R. G. BARR to sell by auction her household furnishings on Saturday 9 January 1937 [5]
     A good number of buyers turned up and the auction was very successful with over 200 lots of items sold in three hours [5]
    Good prices realised at the auction included up to 24/- for single iron bedsteads, £4/5/- for a Singer sewing machine, [5]
     8/- to 10/- for chairs, 47/6 for a dresser, 39/6 for a bench vice, and 22/6 for a gramophone [5: 15-Jan-1937]
Left Three Springs in January 1937 [5: 15-Jan-1937]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Elizabeth Procter / Rogers' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 30 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/mary-elizabeth-procter [sources]




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