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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Alfred PARRICK

Born 1878 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England [20] [21]
Son of Joseph PARRICK and Mary Jane GURNEY [20] [21]
In 1881 he was living with his parents and siblings Joseph, Fred, Madeline and Herbert at Linden Villa in Stapleton, Gloucester [20]
Later resided with his widowed stepmother Sarah J. PARRICK, brothers Fred and Herbert and stepbrother Francis PITMAN [20]
Lived with his stepmother at 6 Hartingdon Road in Walthamstow, Essex, England and in 1891 was still attending school [20]
In 1901 was living with his brother Herbert and sister-in-law Florrie at 17 Calveredge Road in Walthamstow, Essex, England [20]
He was employed as a House Fitter for Blinds while his brother Herbert was employed as a Foreman Blind Maker in 1901 [20]
Married (1) Sarah OATES in England in 1904 [21]
By 1913 he had left England and immigrated to Western Australia [39: 18-Aug-1913]
He was working as a Storeman and living on Alexander Street in the Perth suburb of Leederville in 1913 [39: 18-Aug-1913]
Registered his interest for a provisional certificate for a hotel in Winchester with the Irwin Licensing Court on 14 August 1913 [39]
     The hotel was to be situated within premises in Winchester to be built and rented from his brother-in-law James L. B. WEIR [39]
     His request went before the Licensing Court in Moora in September 1913 who declared "a hotel was not necessary there" [39]
     The court also concluded "it would be a long time before any licence was granted there" [39: 18-Aug-1913, 9-Sep-1913]
Resided at Emerald Hill in the Perth suburb of Subiaco in 1914 [6]
Farmhand at Winchester in the Carnamah district in 1916 and 1917 [19]
     He presumably worked with his brother "Fred" Frederick W. PARRICK on Petan Farm in Winchester [--]
By 1920 he was living in Kununoppin [34]
Wrote a letter to the Midland Railway Company on 21 July 1920 requesting particulars of their land for sale in Carnamah [34]
Resided on Melton Street in the Perth suburb of West Leederville 1922-1926 [6] [50]
In 1923 and 1924 he was in charge of the British Imperial Oil Stores on Napier Road in the Perth suburb of North Fremantle [6]
Resided at 27 Simper Street in the Perth suburb of Wembley from 1927 until at least 1949 [6] [50]
In 1925 and 1936 his occupation was Storeman [50]
His wife Sarah passed away at the age of 58 years on 29 September 1937 and was buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth [2]
Married (2) Edith Margaret BACHE in Perth in 1938 [66]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Wembley [2]
Died 15 September 1959; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, WB, 291) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alfred Parrick' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/alfred-parrick [sources]




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