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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Mary Kathleen ROCKETT / FELS

Born 1900 in Leederville, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Henry William ROCKETT and Harriett Lepoer FRENCH [15]
Married "Frank" Francis Vernon FELS in Perth in 1931 [66]
Arrived in Carnamah by car with her husband and children on Monday 29 March 1937[5: 2-Apr-1937]
Resided in Carnamah with her husband and children 1937-1941 [19] [--]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday 12 May 1937 in "floral georgette in cherry tonings" [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
The North Midland Times newspaper reported in June 1937 that she was indisposed[5: 25-Jun-1937]
Member of the Carnamah branch of the Country Women's Association - was Vice President in 1937-38 [5: 9-Jul-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1937 [5: 6-Aug-1937]
Attended the Social of the Carnamah Golf Club Associates at the home of Mrs Millie G. LEITHHEAD on 9 July 1937 [5: 16-Jul-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Adult Education Circle in 1937 - hosted some of the Circle's meetings at her home [5: 10-Sep-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1939 [489]
Along with her husband and children left Carnamah in January 1942 following her husband's transfer to Lake Grace [4: 17-Jan-1942]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Dalkeith [2]
Mother of two children in 1938 [0: image 03314]
Died 29 April 1971; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, PA, 342) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Kathleen Rockett / Fels' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/mary-kathleen-rockett [sources]




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