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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Dolly" Mira Ruth SHEPPARD / WOLTER

Born 1906 [15]
Daughter of "Jack" John Richard SHEPPARD and "Meg" Margaret NAIRN [P3]
Great Grand-daughter of Carnamah pioneers James & Sarah NAIRN and Coorow pioneers William & Sarah LONG [P3]
Resided with her parents Redbank Farm in Dudawa, East Arrino [19]
She was among those who took a joy-ride in a Gipsy Moth plane which visited Arrino on 19 December 1929 [4: 28-Dec-1929]
Spent a holiday staying with Mr and Mrs R. W. CLARKSON in Dongara during August 1930 [4: 30-Aug-1930]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Ball on 25 September 1930 wearing cream crepe de chine with posy [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Attended the Show Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 15 September 1932 in a gown of red satin [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Attended the Hospital Appeal Grand Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 8 June 1933 in a dress of almost green georgette [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Returned to Arrino on Saturday 21 April 1934 after spending a holiday with friends in Perth [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended the Roman Catholic Church's Ball in Carnamah on Saturday 26 May 1934 in a dress of black georgette [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Married Frederick William Albert WOLTER in 1935 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Arrino 1935-1938 and then on farmland in Koolanooka 1939-1962 [19]
By 1964 she was living in Yewers Avenue, Morawa and resided in Morawa until her death in 1985 [2] [19]
Died 23 May 1985; buried Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Lutheran, Mon, 25) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mira Ruth Sheppard / Wolter' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/mira-ruth-sheppard  [ sources ]




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