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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Viola BAKER / SMITH

Born 15 April 1935 in Three Springs, Western Australia [5: 19-Apr-1935]
Daughter of "Mick" Morris Percy BAKER and "Vi" Ada Violet FATHERS [39: 24-Dec-1952]
She was born at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [5: 19-Apr-1935]
Resided with her parents in Carnamah from 1935 [19] until 1940 [0: image 03060]
In 1936 she was known in Carnamah as "Toddles" BAKER [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 November 1936 as a "Fairy" [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Dressed as an "Irish Dancer" she was one of the best dressed at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah in 1937 [0: image 03707]
Later resided with her parents at 42 Blencowe Street in the Perth suburb of West Leederville [39: 24-Dec-1952]
Married Kevin John SMITH in Perth in 1953 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Edgewater [2]
Died 4 July 2007; cremated at Pinnaroo Valley and Memorial Park in the Perth suburb of Padbury [2]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 19 April 1935:
"Congratulations to Mr and Mrs M. P. Baker on the arrival of a daughter. The baby was born at the North Midlands District Hospital [in Three Springs] on Monday."


From The West Australian newspaper, Wednesday 24 December 1952:
They Are Engaged
"BAKER-SMITH: Mr and Mrs M. P. Baker, of 42 Blencowe-street, West Leederville, have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their youngest daughter, Viola, to Kevin John, eldest son of Mr and Mrs P. Smith, of 117 Gloster-street, Subiaco."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Viola Baker / Smith' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/viola-baker  [ sources ]




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