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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Norma Clark BELL / JONES

Born 1899 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Peter Albany BELL and Edith Agnes CLARK [15]
Her parents or grandparents were the owners of Bell's Hatchery near Midland, which sold day old chickens [P8]
Married "Ken" Kenneth Edmund JONES in Perth in 1927 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Waddy Forest [19]
Committee Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society 1933, 1935 and 1937 [5: 23-Dec-1932, 3-May-1935, 20-Nov-1936]
Member of the Waddy Forest Tennis Club in 1933-34, 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 20-Apr-1934, 25-Oct-1935, 23-Oct-1936]
Along with her husband and children returned to Waddy Forest on 12 March 1934 after an extended holiday at the beach [5: 16-Mar-1934]
In May 1934 and in September 1934 her sister Wylie BELL spent holidays staying with her in Waddy Forest [5: 18-May-1934, 14-Sep-1934]
Arrived back in Waddy Forest on Wednesday 17 October 1934 after a holiday in the Australian state of Victoria [5: 19-Oct-1934]
Returned to Waddy with her children on Saturday 18 May 1935 after spending a few months in Perth [5: 24-May-1935]
Supplied the music for the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Coorow on Saturday 6 July 1935 [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Her sister Betty BELL of Roelands spent a holiday in Waddy Forest staying with her in July 1935 [5: 26-Jul-1935]
After several weeks away, she and her children returned to Waddy Forest on Tuesday morning 18 February 1936 [5: 21-Feb-1936]
Played for the combined Winchester-Waddy-Coorow tennis team against Carnamah-Parkinson on Sunday 5 April 1936 [5: 3-Apr-1936]
Dr and Mrs BELL of Bruce Rock spent a few days staying with herself and her husband in Waddy in May 1936 [5: 15-May-1936]
Herself, her husband and their children travelled to Perth on Thursday 18 June 1936, and returned Saturday 20 June 1936 [5: 26-Jun-1936]
Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday Party for Nance FOLLAND at Enfield Parkin Waddy Forest on 17 August 1936 [5: 21-Aug-1936]
Attended the Show Ball held after the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 3 September 1936 dressed in red georgette [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Attended Roy M. PATTON's birthday at the dam on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest on Sunday 8 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
Played the piano for the singing at the Social Evening at the Waddy Forest Hall on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 18-Dec-1936]
Along with her husband and children travelled from Waddy Forest to Perth on Monday 21 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
She and her children remained in Perth for the duration of the 1936 summer school holidays [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Attended the Surprise Linen Tea for Miss Mary E. GREENWOOD at Maryland Farm in Waddy Forest on 22 July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Pleasant [2]
Died 20 August 1981; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (Lawn 2, Rose Memorial, GGD, 39) [2]
Her first cousin Leonard Charles LIGHTFOOT was a farmer in Carnamah 1928-1933 [6] [19]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Norma Clark Bell / Jones' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 July 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/norma-clark-bell [sources]




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