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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Violet Evelyn WHITE / BELL

Born 1898 in East Finchley, Middlesex, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Harold WHITE and Bessie Eleanor DORE [20] [21] [30: item 3008448]
In 1901 was living with her parents, sister Eleanor and brother Harold at 10 Park Hall Road in East Finchley [20]
Her father, who had passed away by 1919, had worked as the Vestry Clerk of Finchley [30: item 3008448]
Married Australian soldier "Noel" Edward Noel BELL on 25 June 1919 at All Saints Church in East Finchley, Middlesex, England [30]
Prior to her marriage and for a period after her marriage resided at 10 Park Hall Road in East Finchley [30]
Departed England with her husband on the steamship Berrima and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 18 October 1919 [30]
Resided with her husband on part of the Carnamah Estate in Carnamah, Western Australia from 1921 until 1932 [19]
Rendered a vocal item at the official opening of the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 17 February 1921 [9: 25-Feb-1921]
Played the piano at the Oddfellows Social held in Carnamah during October 1928[4: 27-Oct-1928]
On Saturday 11 May 1929 attended the surprise party tendered to Mrs Ida B. CROSSING at Ida's home in Carnamah [4: 25-May-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Ball on 18 May 1929 in cerise georgette frock with shoulder flower to tone [4: 25-May-1929]
Attended the Plain and Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 8 August 1929 as a "Harem Lady" [4: 17-Aug-1929]
Attended the Ball in Carnamah in aid of the local Roman Catholic Church's building fund on Thursday 24 May 1930 [4]
     She was noted as wearing "lemon georgette, pleated skirt finished at bottom with band of ivory georgette" [4: 31-May-1930]
Came 2nd in the Married Ladies Running Race at the Inering Picnic on BATTY's Farm on Sunday 7 September 1930 [4: 20-Sep-1930]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Gosnells [2]
Mother of Denis [39: 2-Apr-1929]
Died 7 November 1978; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, LA, 624)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Violet Evelyn White / Bell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/violet-evelyn-white [sources]




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