This Day in History: 2015-04-12

At the AGM of Toodyay Historical Society, Honorary Life Memberships were granted to Jenny Edgecombe, Beth Frayne and Dr Robyn Taylor in recognition of the extraordinary amount of research and professional input they have provided to the Society and community over many years. The Society also celebrated the launch of ‘The Life and Times of Wally Chitty’, a second collection of the late Wally Chitty’s tales, set in context by member Jenny Edgecombe, with the assistance of Wally’s widow Kath Chitty. The guest speaker, Dr Dorothy Erickson, presented stories on professional women artists in Western Australia, c1890-c1920.

Sources:
Publication (THS Library).
Beth Frayne, Robyn Taylor & Lee Francis. The Toodyay Society (Incorporated) & The Toodyay Historical Society (Incorporated) 40th Anniversary history, 1980-2020. THS, 2020, pp. 9, 94 (photo)-95.