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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Olive Rosetta LEE / BRADSHAW

Born 26 February 1905 in Bayswater, Western Australia [15] [41]
Daughter of Francis LEE and Florence SEYMOUR [15]
Married school teacher "Jack" John Heur BRADSHAW in Perth in 1924 [66]
She herself entered the service of the Education Department on 1 May 1925 [41]
     Sewing Mistress of the State School on Group Settlement 95 in Northcliffe in 1925, on an annual salary of £20 [41]
     Sewing Mistress of the State Schools in Bornholm 1926-1927 and in Lake Grace 1928-1930, on an annual salary of £20 [41]
     They resided in Lake Grace until 1931 and then in Arrino [41]
Resided with her husband in Arrino 1932 in 1933 [19]
     She was said to have been very ill prior to she and her husband shifting to Arrino [P2]
     Attended the Hospital Appeal Grand Ball in Three Springs on 8 June 1933 in a silk crepe red georgette trimmings dress [5: 16-Jun-1933]
     Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 in a dress of red floral georgette [5: 29-Sep-1933]
     In a dress of red figured georgette attended the Three Springs Golf Club's Annual Ball on Thursday 12 October 1933 [5: 20-Oct-1933]
     Member of the Arrino Tennis Club in 1933-34 [5: 8-Dec-1933]
Resided with her husband in Yandanooka from October 1935 until the end of 1938[19] [41]     
     Member of the Mingenew Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 6-Mar-1936]
     Doubles Finalist in the North Midlands Easter Tournament held in Mingenew on 11th, 12th and 13th of April 1935 [5: 17-Apr-1936]
     Member of the Arrino Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 20-Nov-1936, 12-Mar-1937]
     Attended the hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 3 June 1937 in black velvet [5: 11-Jun-1937]
     Attended the Annual Catholic Ball at the Yandanooka Hall in Yandanooka on Thursday evening 24 June 1937 [5: 9-Jul-1937]
     Sewing Mistress of the Yandanooka State School in Yandanooka, on an annual salary of £20 [41]
They resided in Wellington Mill, where her husband was Head Teacher and she was Sewing Mistress, from 1939 to 1941 [41]
Her service with Education Department lapsed on 14 December 1941 [41]
Resided with her husband and daughter in Carnamah in 1942, in Three Springs in 1943 and 1944, and in Coorow in 1945 [4] [5]
Herself and her daughter Yvonne spent a holiday in Three Springs before proceeding to Geraldton in March 1946 [4: 30-Mar-1946]
Resided at Bluff Point in Geraldton in 1946 and 1947, in Toodyay in 1948 and 1949, and in Corrigin in 1950 [41]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [2]
Mother of Yvonne [4: 30-Mar-1946]
Died 16 November 2000; ashes dispersed at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Olive Rosetta Lee / Bradshaw' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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