Miss Ashfield 1931 – Miss Marie Walker – PIN

Miss Ashfield, Miss Marie Walker of 231 Liverpool Road Ashfield was one of 19 participants in the Miss Sydney fundraising competition organised by United Charities Fund of NSW.

This pin was donated to Ashfield Council in 1984 by Jim Sherry of Summer Hill

After a close competition, Miss Rockdale was crowned Miss Sydney on December 2, 1931. Having recieved  209,305 votes and raising over £872, she took home the crown and £50 prize money.

Runner up Miss Marrickville won £30, raising over £609 and receiving 146,375 votes. Miss Ashfield came in third place with 82,171 votes, raising over £342 and winning £20.

Details & newspaper clippings from TROVE

Miss Ashfield finished 3rd, behind Miss Rockdale and Miss Marrickville.

MISS. SYDNEY GIRLS (1931, October 24). The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1931 – 1954), p. 4. Retrieved May 15, 2019, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article246560564

October 24 1931