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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Norma Adelaide SMITH / CLARK

Born 1892 [15]
Daughter of Edward Lewis SMITH and Martha Louisa DRUMMOND [15]
Married Austral Victor CLARK in 1911 [66]
Resided with her husband and children in Geraldton, Katanning and Ravensthorpe before shifting to Carnamah [6] [50]
Resided in Carnamah 1927-1933, during which time he was a local bank manager[6] [19]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club 1928-1932 [4: 10-May-1930] [5: 21-Oct-1932] [9:23-Mar-1928]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1930 [4: 23-Aug-1930]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Helped organise and attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the Ball in Carnamah in aid of the local Roman Catholic Church's building fund on Thursday 24 May 1930 [4]
     She wore a dress of "black georgette, deep flare drapings, at side and finished with a diamante buckle at hip" [4: 31-May-1930]
Attended the welcome to Rev. Albert W. and Mrs Murial A. CURTIS at the Church Hall in Carnamah on 8 September 1930 [4: 6-Sep-1930]
Attended the evening Ball after the Carnamah Races on Thursday 2 October 1930 in a dress of black georgette [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Anglican Church in 1931 [4: 30-May-1931]
Attended the Carnamah Grand Ball at the town hall on Thursday 28 July 1932 in a gown of lemon floral chiffon [5: 5-Aug-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball at the Carnamah Town Hall on 6 August 1932 [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Member of the Carnamah Cancer Ray Appeal Committee in 1932 [5: 9-Sep-1932]
Organiser of a concert held in Carnamah on 8 October 1932 to raise funds for the State Cancer Treatment Centre [5: 9-Sep-1932]
One of the providers of music at the farewell to Frank and Mary BADRICK at the Carnamah Hall on 1 November 1932 [5: 4-Nov-1932]
Member of the Carnamah School Board in 1932 [4: 9-Jul-1932]
Herself and her daughter Sheila were farewelled following tennis at the Carnamah Tennis Courts on Sunday 18 December 1932 [5]
At the tennis farewell there were each presented with a gift expressing the esteem and appreciation in which they were held [5]
Herself and her husband were tendered a Valedictory Social at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 22 December 1932 [4: 24-Dec-1932]
At the Valedictory Social, which was largely attended by local residents, herself and her husband were given gold wristlet watches [4]
Along with her husband and daughter left Carnamah in late December 1932 and shifted to Beverley [4: 24-Dec-1932]
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]
In 1945 herself and her husband were living in John Street, Beverley [18]
Mother of Colin, Sheila, Margaret and Douglas [P406]
Died 18 December 1955; buried Beverley Anglican Cemetery, Beverley WA [138]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Norma Adelaide Smith / Clark' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 June 2022 from [reference list]

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