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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Mrs Annie GIRALT

Resided in Three Springs [4: 16-Aug-1930]
She had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1929 [53]
Through a local agent she held a clearing sale on her farm seven miles east of Three Springs on Friday 4 April 1930 [4: 29-Mar-1930]
     Livestock sold at the sale consisted of 1004 sheep (mostly Merino ewes), 17 farm horses, four cows and one calf [4]
     Machinery sold at the sale included a 15/30 Case tractor, 3½-horsepower New Way engine, 5-horsepower Lister engine, [4]
     2-stand Moffat Virtue shearing plant, wool table, wool press, 6-ton wagon, 4-ton wagon, Sunshine 16-run drill cultivator, [4]
     spring cart, light spring cart, Linke Noacke buggy, 14-disc Sundercut, 5-furrow Sunshine mouldboard plough, hay rake, [4]
     McKay 4-disc plough, 12-foot spring tooth cultivator, Purser T bar roller, two 8-foot Sunshine headers, 20-disc Sunshine drill, [4]
     10-foot Sunshine harvester, Hannaford pickler and grader, portable chaffcutter, stationary chaffcutter, new Chevrolet Six truck, [4]
In August 1930 advertised that she wanted to sell, lease or have share farmed her 3,000 acre Dalveen Farm in Carnamah [4: 16-Aug-1930]
Issued with a Stay Order for the writing down of her debts under the Farmers' Debts Adjustment Act on 19 February 1931 [39: 20-Feb-1931]
She left Three Springs "some months" before June 1931 leaving her farm and business affairs in the care of a local agent [86: 13-Jun-1931]
The agent wrote to the address he thought she was at but all letters were returned through the Dead Letter Office [86: 13-June-1931]
Around June of 1931 the agent contact the police and it was suspected that she may have disappeared [86: 13-June-1931]
She was described as being aged about 60, of medium height, stocky build, brown eyes and of an "excitable disposition" [86: 13-June-1931]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Annie Giralt' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/annie-giralt [reference list]




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