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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Shirley May JOYCE / PEARSON

Born 19 November 1929 [25]
Daughter of Eric Joseph Beddingfield JOYCE and Violet PEARCE [P110]
Resided with her parents in Three Springs from 1929 to 1940 [P110]
Baptised by Graeme C. JACKSON of the North Midlands Methodist Mission in 1929[84]
Member of the Three Springs Methodist Sunday School in 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Student at the Three Springs State School in 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Won a 2nd prize for Needlework in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 17 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Competed at the Three Springs District Schools Athletic Championships in Three Springs on Saturday 26 September 1936 [5]
     She won the 7 Years Girls Running Race and came 2nd in the 6 & 7 Years Girls Time Skip [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Shifted with her parents from Three Springs to Winchester in 1940 [P110]
Student at the Winchester State School from 7 October 1940 until 17 December 1942 [25]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1941 and 1945 [0: images 04054 & 04374]
At one point in time worked on the Telephone Exchange in Geraldton [P110]
Resided in Winchester until her marriage in 1950 [0: image 04536]
Married Ray Connolly PEARSON on 8 April 1950 in Carnamah [0: image 04536]
Her bridesmaids at her wedding were Miss Marion CHATFIELD and Miss Winnie FOWLER[0: image 04536]
Later resided at 255 Spencer Road in the Perth suburb of Thornlie [156]
Her husband, late of Thornlie, passed away at the age of 81 years on 27 July 2004 and was buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery [2]
Mother of Norman, Erica and Diane [45]
Died 4 December 2006; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn, S, 58) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Shirley May Joyce / Pearson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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