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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Robina Theresa MARTIN / BALMER

Born C.1894 [2]
Married "Joe" Joseph BALMER in Perth on 5 February 1923 [P208]
Resided with her husband and son on Forest Vale Farm on the Inering Estate in Carnamah 1923-1936 [P208] [81: 21-Aug-1932]
Won the Ladies' Nail Driving Competition at the Inering Picnic on BATTY's Farm on Sunday 7 September 1930 [4: 20-Sep-1930]
Won 1st prize for Cream Puffs exhibited in the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 18 September 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
Member of the Inering Tennis Club in 1932 [5: 29-Jul-1932]
Donated a trophy for the Inering Tennis Club's Singles Tournament held in 1932[5: 15-Jul-1932]
Along with her husband and son left Carnamah and shifted to Perth in 1937 [P57]
Following her husband's death in 1939 she inherited his 851 acre farm on the Inering Estate [3]
Resident at 66 Helena Street in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [3]
Sold the 851 acre Lot 3 of the Inering Estate in Carnamah to Frank LUCAS of Carnamah on 22 April 1941 [3]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of South Perth [2]
Mother of "Bob" Allen Robert [P208]
Died 11 April 1945; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Church of Christ, CA, 277) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robina Theresa Martin / Balmer' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2024 from [reference list]

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