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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Pearl" Naomi Pearl BRADY / FORWARD

Born 26 April 1922 in Moora, Western Australia [P71]
Daughter of "Harry" Henry BRADY and "Dorothy" Annie Elizabeth BAIGENT [P71] [95]
Resided with her parents in Mingenew before shifting with them to Winchester[25]
From 1928 to 1933 resided with her parents in a house on Choral Street, Winchester [P217] [25]
Student at the Winchester State School from 2 February 1928 until 20 December 1933 [25]
Came 2nd in the 7-9 years Girls Running Race at the Centenary Celebrations in Carnamah on 13 September 1929 [4: 21-Sep-1929]
Shifted with her parents from Winchester to Carnamah in late 1933 or early 1934[25]
Student at the Carnamah State School in Carnamah in 1934 [25]
Won 2nd prizes for Needlework and a Crayon Drawing at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 6 September 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Student at the Coorow State School in Coorow in 1935 [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Coorow on Saturday 6 July 1935 dressed as a "Gipsy" [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Won a 2nd prize for Needlework at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 5 September 1935 [5: 13-Sep-1935]
Attended the Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 in a salmon pink gown trimmed with frills [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the inaugural Combined School Sports of the Carnamah Road Board district in Carnamah on 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
     At the School Sports she came 2nd in the 13 years Girls Running Race and the 13 years and over Girls Skipping Race [5]
Attended the Carnamah R.S.L. Easter Sports Meeting at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Monday 13 April 1936 [5: 17-Apr-1936]
     Won the 13-14 Girls Race, herself and Joy M. WYLIE won the Girls Three Legged Race, and came 2nd in the Girls Bike Race [5]
Awarded 2nd prize for Dressed Doll by girl under 16 in the Fancy Work section of the 1936 Carnamah Agricultural Show [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Won the Girls Bike Race of two laps at the R.S.L. Easter Athletic Sports Meeting in Carnamah on 29 March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1938 and 1939 [0: images 03781 & 03792]
Succeeded Hazel WYLIE as telephonist on the Carnamah Telephone Exchange in 1940 [0: image 03066]
Telephonist on the Carnamah Telephone Exchange in 1940 and 1941 [0: images 03066 & 03995]
Member of the Carnamah Cycle Club in 1940 [0: image 03899]
Married "Snowy" Spencer James Horace FORWARD on 17 December 1941 in Three Springs [P71]
During the war while her husband was in the Australian Army she resided with her parents in Carnamah [0: image 04084]
Both herself and Eileen L. CLARK resigned from their positions as telephonists in Carnamah in mid 1941 [P167]
Relieving Telephonist on the Carnamah Telephone Exchange in July 1942 while Winifred MCSWAIN was on holidays [0: image 04119]
Conducted a Laundry in part of The North Midland Times building at 13 Macpherson Street, Carnamah [P22]
The portion of the building that her laundry was in had previously been occupied by Misses GILES & STEPHENS tearooms [P22]
Herself and her husband are said to have resided at The North Midland Times building 13 Macpherson Street, Carnamah [P92]
Member of the Carnamah Hockey Club in 1948 [0: image 04505]
Resided with her husband in Carnamah until November 1948, when they moved to Perth [P71]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Lockridge [2]
Mother of Gay, Robyn and Barbara [P186]
Died 12 August 2000 [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Naomi Pearl Brady / Forward' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

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