Mrs Catherine Carroll –
a 1953 founding member of Beaumaris Tree
Preservation Society – was
the Guest of Honour at BCS Inc’s 2003 Golden
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NEWSPAPER STORY: Mrs
Catherine Carroll, a pioneer
of Beaumaris Conservation Society from
BTPS’s start in 1953 till her
death in the years after the 2003 Golden
The “Beau-maris or Bare-maris” leaflet: Mrs Carroll
leaflet in the above story as
being so effective in starting BTPS’s early
DUNLOP RUBBER’S MAIN FACTORY: Mrs Carroll told how this was nearly
relocated from Port Melbourne to
Beaumaris, but World War II
changed the plan.
1964 “OCEANARIUM” PLAN: Mrs Carroll recalled BTPS rallying Beaumaris
against such a blight on
Ricketts Point, saving it for
today’s Marine Sanctuary.
MAGISTRATE’S TEA TREE PRECEDENT: Mr
& Mrs Carroll saved a mature coastal tea tree on their property boundary by defending
it in court.
1987 HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP: The late Mrs Carroll, the second
Treasurer of BTPS, was made an
Honorary Life Member of BCS Inc.
in 1987 in recognition of her work. Her late husband, John, was similarly
honoured in 1999. Mrs
Carroll, with wnite hair and a blue coat, is
seated in the picture below with BCS Inc.
members at the 50th Anniversary Celebration.