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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Mildred Mary JONES / THOMAS

Born 1902 in Kojonup, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of William Thomas JONES and Matilda Mary TREASURE [15]
Married Christopher Burlington THOMAS in 1927 [66]
Along with her husband and their two children arrived in Three Springs during the second week of July 1937 [5: 16-Jul-1937]
Resided in Three Springs 1937-1943 [4] [5] [19]
Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association (C.W.A.)[4]
Member of the Three Springs Roman Catholic Church [4]
Member of the Three Springs branch of the Red Cross Society - oversaw the running of their shop in Three Springs [4]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Vincent & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
Herself and her husband were tendered a Farewell Dance at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Monday 11 September 1944 [4]
     Their Farewell Dance was organised by the Three Springs Road Board in recognition of their public spiritedness [4: 16-Sep-1944]
     During the evening mention was made of what "outstanding citizens" they were, and that they would be greatly missed [4]
     The Chairman of the Three Springs Road Board, William J. TURNER, presented them with a cheque on behalf of the people [4]
     She also received cheques from the Three Springs C.W.A. and from the ladies of the Three Springs Roman Catholic Church [4]
Following her husband's transfer herself, her husband and their daughter left Three Springs by train on 12 September 1944 [4]
After leaving Three Springs resided with her husband and daughter in Dowerin[4]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Alfred Cove [2]
Died 2 November 1980; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 7, 630) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mildred Mary Jones / Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/mildred-mary-jones [sources]




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