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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Olive May LUCAS / ARMSTRONG

Born 24 May 1924 [84]
Daughter of Frank LUCAS and Florence Isabella Matilda PEARSALL [84]
Resided with her parents on Floradale Farm, Lot 2 of the Inering Estate in Carnamah [P200]
Herself and her brother Stan were baptised at the Charles Street Methodist Church in Perth on 17 June 1924 [84]
Attended the Inering Progress Association's Inering Picnic on BATTY's Farm on Sunday 7 September 1930 [4: 20-Sep-1930]
     Competed in the sports events and came 2nd in the 6 to 8 years Girls Running Race and won the Egg and Spoon Race [4]
Won a 2nd prize for Writing in the Educations section of the Fourth Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Received a 2nd prize for Writing at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 7 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Won a 1st prize for Needlework in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 14 September 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
At the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 6 September 1934 won a 1st prize for Writing and 3rd for Flowering Pot Plant [5: 14-Sep-1934]
The next week won a 2nd prize for Needlework in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Student at the Inering State School on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1935, 1936 and 1937 [5: 9-Aug-1935] [276] [278]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1938-39 and 1939-40 [89]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1940-41 [0: image 03960]
Celebrated her 21st birthday and that of Melva BUSSENSCHUTT at a party at the Carnamah Town Hall in June 1945 [0: image 04344]
Steward of the Farm Produce section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1947 [13]
Resided in Carnamah until 1949 [19]
Married Jack ARMSTRONG in 1949 [66]
Her husband was of Meckering, but had previously been Acting Postmaster in Carnamah [7: page 68]
Resided with her husband in Three Springs in 1952 and 1953 [19]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Booragoon [2]
Died 30 January 2009; ashes interred Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Lakes Wall, UL, 31) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Olive May Lucas / Armstrong' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 September 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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