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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Neta" Uneta SAGGERS / THOMAS

Born 9 February 1901 in Cue, Western Australia [P376]
Daughter of Norman SAGGERS and Edith Jane POWELL [15]
Resided with her parents in Yalgoo 1901-1908, in Broomehill 1908-1911 and ub Peringillup in 1912 and 1913 [6]
Resided with her parents in Tambellup 1915-1925, in Katanning in 1925 and then in Mingenew 1925-1927 [6] [19] [50]
Her engagement to Horace Edward THOMAS was announced in The West Australian newspaper on 9 December 1926 [39: 9-Dec-1926]
Married Horace Edward THOMAS in 1927 [66]
Resided with her husband in Mingenew 1927-1930 [19]
     Her husband worked as a Wheelwright, however in 1930 was a partner in her father's Mingenew butcher's shop [4: 8-Feb-1930] [19]
     During October 1929 she was receiving medical treatment in Geraldton for appendicitis [4: 19-Oct-1929]
     Towards the end of October 1929 it was reported that she was "making good progress after a rather serious operation" [4: 26-Oct-1929]
In 1931 they were living in Miling, where her husband was a Butcher [50]
Resided with her husband in Three Springs 1933-1943, where he worked as a Blacksmith [19]
     Attended the House Party at Edward & Ether SHEAHAN's home in Three Springs on Thursday 24 August 1933 [5: 25-Aug-1933]
     Won 1st prize for Wholemeal Biscuits and 2nd for Rainbow Cake and Cream Puffs at the Three Springs Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
     Attended the Show Ball after the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 21 September 1933 in a white crinkled marocain dress [5]
     Awarded 1st prize for Biscuits exhibited in the Confectionary section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
     Won 1st prize for Scones and 2nd for Biscuits at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on 17 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
     Attended the hugely successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 dressed in red satin [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Resided in Wongan Hills 1949-1954 [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Dianella [2]
Mother of Juanita, Alma and twins John and Norman [P376]
Died 6 March 1987; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn, H, 534) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Uneta Saggers / Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/uneta-saggers [sources]




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