Embroidered Signatures ProjectSACWA. Kingston Branch: Cloth

South Australian Country Women's Association. Kingston Branch
South East
South Australian Country Women's Association. Kingston Branch
127cm x 127cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)/1937
ID Number
Cloths,Satin Stitch,Stem Stitch,

Physical Description

Square white linen cloth with 'CWA KINGSTON 1937' embroidered in the centre in what looks like satin stitch, surrounded by names worked in the corners and around the edge. All embroidery is in red thread. The names are embroidered in stem stitch.

Theme and Purpose

Commemorative. South Australian Country Women's Association. Kingston Branch Membership. Inaugural members who started the Kingston CWA Branch in 1936. (The women were very isolated. The CWA was important for friendship and would meet once a month, on a Saturday afternoon while their husbands were at the football. Their children would be minded in a crèche).


Below are the names that have been transcribed from this object. Multiple instances of a name on one object is indicated by a bracketed number after the name. A name in bold appears on other objects. Click these names to see the other objects.

Backler, K G

Banks, J M

Barber, A G

Barnett, E M

Barnett, L S

Basheer, S

Cameron, D M

Cameron, S E

Clarke, E M

Clarke, J L

Cooper, E D

Creed, C

England, A H

England, L E

Flint, G

Flohr, G D

Forbes, E M

Gibbs, A M

Giles, J M

Goode, T G

Haggett, J J

Hall, J

Hannaford, N

Hill, M A

Holme, E E

Hunn, C

Lane, M

Lawrie, E G

Legoe, E W

Legoe, M M

Lloyd, A

Marsden, S

Pillar, M

Pinches, L J

Pinkerton, V C

Randall, A

Smith, Mary A

Tapfield, T M

Toop, E H

Toop, M E

Winter, N M