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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Mac" Charles Stuart MACDONALD

Born 1889 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia [54]
Son of William Bowie MACDONALD and Catherine Ann WILLIAMS [54]
Manager of the National Bank in Three Springs, Western Australia 1930-1933 [19] [96]
Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home Social for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Attended the Armistice Day ceremony held at the Three Springs State School on Monday 11 November 1929 [4: 16-Nov-1929]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
Founding Member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 21 March 1930 [96]
He had previously been a member of the Toodyay Masonic Lodge No.37 WAC [96]
He and his wife to be celebrated their engagement at her parents' Manarra Farm in Mingenew on 12 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Attended the local reception tendered by the Three Springs Road Board to the Bishop of Geraldton on 8 November 1930 [4: 15-Nov-1930]
Attended the Commemoration Dinner held at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs on Friday 26 August 1932 [5: 9-Sep-1932]
The dinner was to commemorate Three Springs having the highest average yield for wheat in the State for the 1931-32 season [5]
Attended the evening dance at the Three Springs Hall after the R.S.L. Sports Day at Arrino on 5 November 1932 [5: 18-Nov-1932]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Before leaving Three Springs he was thrown a send-off social and dance at the Three Springs Hall on Thursday 29 June 1933 [5]
At his send-off he was presented with gold links and press studs and a wallet from the people of the district [5: 30-Jun-1933]
Relieving Manager of the National Bank in Kulin WA in August 1933 [5: 25-Aug-1933]
Married "Toria" Ellen Victoria BROAD in 1935 [4: 18-Oct-1930] [66]
In 1941 they were living at 193 Brisbane Street in Perth [39: 4-Jan-1941]
His wife, late of Perth, died at the age of 50 years on 24 November 1950 and was buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery [2]
Later resided in Bunbury [2]
Father of Rosslyn [39: 4-Jan-1941]
Died 6 April 1968; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Presbyterian, HA, 340)[2]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 18 October 1930:
The engagement is announced of Ellen Victoria, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Broad, of "Manara," Mingenew to Charles Stuart Macdonald (National Bank, Three Springs), second son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Macdonald, Doverton Street, South Ballarat (Victoria)."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Charles Stuart Macdonald' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 October 2017 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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