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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1917 in Geraldton, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of "Archie" Archibald BASTIAN and Myria Rogers BLIGHT [P112]
Besides time spent away for education, resided with her parents on The Oaks Farm in Three Springs until early 1935 [P113]
Received 1st prize for a Pencil Drawing at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Second Annual Show in 1929 [4: 5-Oct-1929]
At the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1932 won 1st prizes for the Best Sign in Wildflowers and a Pencil Drawing [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Won 1st prize for Sign in Wildflowers and 2nd for Six Photos Depicting Farm Life at the 1933 Three Springs Show [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the 21st birthday of her sister Gladys BASTIAN at their parents' home in Three Springs on 22 October 1933 [5: 27-Oct-1933]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1934 - won the trophy for their Flag Competition [4: 14-Jul-1934] [5: 9-Nov-1934]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 in a gown of deep pink silk velvet [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the Mad Hatter's Leap Year Ball in Carnamah on 29 February 1936, wearing red satin with silver trimmings [5: 6-Mar-1936]
Shop Assistant at for Andrew SMART at his general store in Carnamah from March 1935 until March 1936 [5: 13-Mar-1936] [6]
She worked in the drapery section of Andrew SMART's general store at 7 Macpherson Street, Carnamah [P113]
During her year in Carnamah resided at BROWN's boarding house "Hostel Carnamah" at 13-15 Caron Street, Carnamah [P113]
Attended the Surprise Party tendered to John and Doris MCLEAN at their home in Carnamah on Wednesday 3 April 1935 [5: 5-Apr-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1935 [5: 24-May-1935]
Left Carnamah and shifted back to Three Springs on Tuesday 10 March 1935 [5: 13-Mar-1936]
Resided in Three Springs from March 1935 until her marriage in February 1942[P113]
Worked for "Harry" Henry W. SMITH at his H.V. McKay & Massy Harris agency in Three Springs [P113]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 1-May-1936, 18-Jun-1937]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 10 September 1936 dressed in scarlet satin [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Attended the Surprise Party for her sister Joyce at their parents home on The Oaks Farm on 12 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Attended and competed at the Carnamah Golf Club's Season Opening at Centenary Park in Carnamah on 2 May 1937 [5: 7-May-1937]
Attended the Official Opening of the new golf links in Three Springs on Sunday 23 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Member of the Three Springs Ladies Rifle Club [P113]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Vincent & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
Married Alexander S. CAMPBELL on Tuesday evening 24 March 1942 at Saint James Anglican Church in Three Springs [4] [66]
     Wore white georgette with a tight fitting hip length bodice with white wool embroidery and a skirt falling full from the hip-line [4]
     Also wore a filmy tulle veil loaned by her sister Mrs C. BOX of Corrigin, and carried a bouquet of cream roses and frangipani [4]
     Her bridesmaid was her sister Miss Naomi BASTIAN, who wore pale pink and white patterned organza with a tulle veil [4]
     After the wedding ceremony a reception was held at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs [4: 28-Mar-1942]
Resided with her husband in Mundijong [4: 28-Mar-1942]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Myra Bastian / Campbell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 February 2024 from [reference list]

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