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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Nellie Frances TURNER / TIMMS

Born 1898 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia [54]
Daughter of Samuel Escort TURNER and Annie WEBSTER [54]
Married Arthur Septimus TIMMS [5: 15-Nov-1935]
Resided with her husband and children in Ballidu and then Bunbury before shifting to Carnamah in July 1933 [5: 7-Jul-1933]
Resided in Carnamah with her husband and children from July 1933 to 1940 [5: 7-Jul-1933] [6]
Won 1st price for Snapdragons and 2nd for Garden Flowers at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 14 September 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Along with her husband and children returned to Carnamah on Monday 27 May 1935 after a holiday in Perth [5: 31-May-1935]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1937, and Vice President in 1937-38 [5: 12-Mar-1937, 9-Jul-1937]
Attended the C.W.A. Valedictory for Mrs Barbara K. PLUNKETT in Carnamah on the afternoon of 17 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Social Club in 1937 [5: 9-Apr-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1937 [5: 18-Jun-1937]
Won the Ladies Throwing at Wicket at the R.S.L. Easter Athletic Sports Meeting in Carnamah on 29 March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday 12 May 1937 in "pink floral taffeta, tunic effect" [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Attended the Social of the Carnamah Golf Club Associates at the home of Mrs Millie G. LEITHHEAD on 9 July 1937 [5: 16-Jul-1937]
Ladies Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1937[5: 7-May-1937]
She was admitted to the Carnamah Private Hospital in a very ill condition on 23 July 1938 [88]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bayswater [2]
Mother of Arthur, Lindsay and Ian [5: 15-Nov-1935]
Died 30 May 1996; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (EC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 26, 35) [2]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 15 November 1935:
DEATH - TURNER - On November 13th., at Footscray, Victoria, Annie, widow of the late Samuel E. Turner, and dearly beloved mother of Nellie (Mrs. A. S. Timms, Carnamah). Darling grandma of Arthur, Lindsay and Ian. Aged 81 years. A patient sufferer laid to rest."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Nellie Frances Turner / Timms' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 November 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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