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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Vonny" Yvonne Rae BOTHE / PATTON

Born 29 January 1927 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Charles Cleaver BOTHE and Margaret MCGILL [14]
Resided with her parents on Glenfield Farm in Coorow [19]
Student at the Coorow State School in Coorow [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Won a 1st prize for Needlework in the Educational section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Coorow on Saturday 6 July 1935 dressed as "Dolly Varden" [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Came 2nd in the 8 years Girls Running Race at the Combined School Sports in Carnamah on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Best Girl Rider under 14 years in the Horses in Action section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Shows in 1935 and 1936 [5]
Won a 2nd prize for Needlework in the Educational section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 13-Sep-1935, 11-Sep-1936]
In the Educational section of the 1936 Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show won a 1st prize for Needlework and a 2nd for Writing [5]
Attended the surprise 75th birthday for her grandfather Heinrich W. BOTHE in Coorow on Tuesday 13 April 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937]
Attended the Coorow-Waddy Progress Association's Annual Children's Sports in Coorow on Thursday 12 August 1937 [5: 20-Aug-1937]
     Won the Girls Over 9 Years Egg & Spoon Race and came 2nd in the Girls 10 & Over Skipping and in the Girls Pag Race [5]
Awarded 2nd for Best Girl Rider Under 14 Years in the Ring Events at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1937 [5: 10-Sep-1937]
     Also exhibited in the Fancy Work section, winning a 1st prize for Darned Woollen Socks/Stockings By Girl Under 16 Years [5]
Married Norman James Murray PATTON in 1948 [P141]

From The West Australian newspaper, Saturday 5 February 1927:
"BOTHE - On January 29, at Nurse Ash's, Wasley-street, North Perth, to Mr and Mrs Charles Bothe, of Coorow - a daughter (Yvonne Rae). Both well."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Yvonne Rae Bothe / Patton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

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