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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Millie" Millicent Minnie Bruce GREENWOOD / CAROLL

Born 1913 in Northam, Western Australia [P141]
Daughter of "Guy" Michael Guy GREENWOOD and "Maude" Edith Maude Wilcocks RYOTT[P141]
Resided with her parents on Brooklands Farm in Southern Brook near Northam 1913-1922 [P141]
Student at the Southern Brook State School [P141]
Resided with her parents on Manell Farm in Waddy Forest near Coorow 1922 onwards [P141]
Studied at Perth College in Beaufort Street, Perth where she became friends with Dorcas L. COLE (later FOWLER) [P120]
Left Coorow by train on Thursday 1 February 1934 to spend several weeks holiday in Cottesloe [5: 2-Feb-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Attended the Roman Catholic Church's Ball in Carnamah on 26 May 1934 in a puff sleeved shrimp marocain dress [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Member of the Waddy Forest Tennis Club in 1934-35 [5: 19-Oct-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on 20 October 1934 in a shrimp pink crepe pepple dress [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Along with Elsie and Dulcie FOWLER spent a fortnight long holiday in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe in February 1935 [5: 8-Feb-1935]
Attended the Ball at the East Marchagee Hall after the Marchagee-Gunyidi Picnic & Sports Day on 14 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
At tennis on Sunday 2 February 1936 she received a small presentation from the Waddy Forest Tennis Club [5: 7-Feb-1936]
The presentation was due to her being a long time member of the Tennis Club and as she was about to leave the district [5: 7-Feb-1936]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 29 February 1936, wearing red georgette [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Left Waddy Forest in February 1936 to take up duties on the nursing staff of the Perth Hospital in Perth [5: 7-Feb-1936]
After twelve months of training she arrived in Waddy Forest on 8 February 1937 to spend a holiday with her parents [5: 12-Feb-1937]
After spending a month with her parents at Waddy she returned to Perth accompanied by her mother on 8 March 1937 [5: 12-Mar-1937]
Married Stuart CARROLL in 1944 in Busselton [P141]
In 1986 she was living in the Perth suburb of Nedlands [2]
Mother of Judith and Guy [P141]
Died 29 April 1986; ashes dispersed at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Millicent Minnie Bruce Greenwood / Caroll' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/millicent-minnie-bruce-greenwood [sources]




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