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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Thelma Ethel NOBLE / CHIVERS

Born 1906 in Saint Peters, New South Wales, Australia [32]
Daughter of Henry Mortlock SCRUBY and Francesca Munday CURTIS; stepdaughter of Norman Mackley NOBLE [32] [66]
Resided with her stepfather and mother on Yangewa Farm in Yandanooka [4: 1-Nov-1930]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show and Show Ball on Thursday 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
Following the Arrino Race Club's race meeting attended the evening Ball in the Arrino Hall on Thursday 4 April 1929 [4: 13-Apr-1929]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Races on Thursday 11 April 1929 in a dress of silver beaded apricot georgette [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Best Dressed Lady at the Fancy Dress Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 27 June 1929, dressed as an "Early Victorian" [4: 6-Jul-1929]
Herself and Mr G. FREEMAN attended the Fancy Dress Ball in Mingenew on Thursday 10 October 1929 as "Playmates" [4: 19-Oct-1929]
Wore midnight blue georgette with uneven hem lines to the Mingenew-Yandanooka Race Club's Boxing Day Ball in 1929 [86: 4-Jan-1930]
Married Thornton CHIVERS on 23 October 1930 at the Anglican Church in Mingenew[4: 1-Nov-1930]
     Wore a dress of white georgette, ankle length, finished off with the customary veil and orange blossoms, and a string of crystals [4]
     Her bridesmaids were Miss Nora SMITH and Miss Ethel KAYE, who wore gowns of ankle length shell pink georgette [4]
     She had two trainbearers, who were her cousin June CURTIS and Thornton's niece Gwen CHIVERS [4]
Resided with her husband in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [4: 1-Nov-1930]
Later resided in Mandurah [2]
Died 27 August 1952; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (Crematorium Rose Gardens, Niche Wall, WM, 33) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Thelma Ethel Noble / Chivers' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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