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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Nellie May FRANKLIN

Born 1911 [15]
Daughter of "Charlie" George Charles FRANKLIN and Eva Maud TEAKLE [P2]
Her mother died later in 1911 and she was raised by her aunt and uncle Henrietta and Evander W. FRANKLIN [P2]
Resided on Canowie Farm in Three Springs [19]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Races on Thursday 11 April 1929 in a dress of cerise crepe de chine and taffeta [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Attended the Anglican Church's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday 27 June 1929 as an "Gipsy" [4: 6-Jul-1929]
Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home Social for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Attended the Annual Ball after the TS Show in 1930 in turquoise blue crepe de chine with tea-turning uneven hemline [4: 11-Oct-1930]
Won 2nd prize for a Collection of Fancy Work at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on Thursday 22 September 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Member of the Younger Set of the Three Springs Country Women's Association - was Treasurer in 1933 [5: 2-Jun-1933]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 in a dress of old gold satin [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Superintendent of the Three Springs Methodist Church Sunday School in 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-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]
Attended the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 April 1934 [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
In a dress of red marocain attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball on Saturday 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
In an ivory silk velvet gown attended the Ball following the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 10 September 1936 dressed in pink georgette [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Won 1st for Coffee Rolls and 2nd for Victoria Sandwich and Crochet Work at the 1936 Three Springs Agricultural Show [5: 25-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 hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 dressed in coral pink georgette [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Later travelled to South Australia to meet her mother's relatives, and ended up staying and marrying there [P2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Nellie May Franklin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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