Mrs Catherine Carroll – founding member of Beaumaris Tree Preservation Society

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Mrs Catherine Carroll – a 1953 founding member of Beaumaris Tree Preservation Society was the Guest of Honour at BCS Inc’s 2003 Golden Jubilee

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 Jubilee.


The “Beau-maris or Bare-maris” leaflet:  Mrs Carroll mentioned this leaflet in the above story as being so effective in starting BTPS’s early
work.


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.


1962 PHOTOGRAPH OF MRS CARROLL WORKING IN THE GRAMATAN
HEATHLAND SANCTUARY


1964 “OCEANARIUM” PLAN: Mrs Carroll recalled BTPS rallying Beaumaris
against such a blight on Ricketts Point, saving it for today’s Marine Sanctuary.


1981 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.

BCS Inc. 50th Anniversary