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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Molly" Mary Monica LYNCH / CLUNE

Born 1904 in Boulder, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of "Paddy" Patrick Joseph LYNCH and Annie Josephine CLEARY [15]
Resided with her parents in Boulder in 1904, in Perth 1904-1907, and in the Melbourne suburb of Moonee Ponds 1907-1909 [201]
Resided with her mother at 8 Avenue No. 2 in North Perth 1909-1918 (Avenue No. 2 was later renamed Camellia Street) [201]
Herself, her sister and later their brother were students at Saint Brigid's Convent of Mercy School in Fitzgerald Street, West Perth [201]
Concluded her education as a boarding student at Saint Gertrude's College in New Norcia [201]
Resided with her parents on Mount Leonora Farm in Three Springs 1919-1929[19]
Member of the Three Springs Roman Catholic Church Committee in 1925 [124]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
      Attended in a dress of apricot satin with guipure lace, and on the xylophone was part of the orchestra which supplied the music[4]
Herself and her father visited Geraldton on a weekend visit in mid September 1928 [4: 22-Sep-1928]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show and Show Ball on Thursday 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
     The orchestra at the Show Ball consisted of herself, Mrs Lettie HUNT, Lyle LLOYD, Edward BURGE and Sandy ARNDT [4]
Returned to Three Springs on Monday evening 5 November 1928 after spending a holiday with her sister in New Norcia [4: 10-Nov-1928]
Along with her father left on a trip to the Eastern States on the S.S. Karoola on Saturday 2 February 1929 [4: 26-Jan-1929]
Married "Jim" James Benedict CLUNE in 1929 [66]
Following their marriage herself and her husband were the guests of honour at a Social in Three Springs on 1 November 1929 [4]
      During the evening, which was tendered by the Three Springs Football Club, they were presented with a chime clock [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Resided with her husband and children on her father's Mount Leonora Farm in Three Springs 1929-1933 [201]
Attended the Ball after the TS Show in 1930 in apple green georgette with uneven hemline and crimson appliqued roses [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Three Spring Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 in a gown of orange satin [5: 7-Oct-1932]
Attended the evening dance at the Three Springs Hall after the R.S.L. Sports Day at Arrino on 5 November 1932 [5: 18-Nov-1932]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 in a henna chenille velvet dress [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Herself and her father became estranged when in 1933, just two years after the death of her mother, he re-married [201]
As a result herself, her husband and their children left Three Springs in 1933[201]
Her husband worked as a School Teacher and they resided in a number of country districts including Miling [201]
In early 1943 herself and her father reconciled, after which herself and her husband and their children returned to Three Springs [201]
Resided on her father's Mount Leonora Farm in Three Springs 1943-1964[201]
Her husband farmed Mount Leonora in partnership with his brother in 1943, and then by himself from 1944 onwards [201]
Supplier of music at the Farewell Dance for Christopher & Mildred THOMAS in Three Springs on 11 September 1944 [4: 16-Sep-1944]
Feelingly sang a song at the wedding of John J. McCAGH and Hannah E. TURNER in Three Springs on 30 April 1946 [4: 18-May-1946]
Herself and her husband left Three Springs in 1964 [201]
Mother of Marie, Pauline, Celine, Gerald, Joan, Danny, Paul and Francis [201]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Monica Lynch / Clune' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from [reference list]

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