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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Boss" Barry PARKER

Born 29 September 1875 in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia [P6]
Son of Patrick John PARKER and Ellen Mary MAHONEY [32]
Shifted from New South Wales to Western Australia with his parents in 1897 [P6]
Injured two fingers on his left hand on the knife of a chaffcutter on his father's Finbar Farm in Moora on 24 March 1911[39: 31-Mar-1911]
Farmer in Winchester, Western Australia 1911-1921 [19] [50]
He worked with his brother "Lou" Louis P. PARKER who was the farmer and owner of Glenwilli Farm in Winchester [P5]
Best man at the wedding of his sister Eileen PARKER and Patrick KIRBY in Moora on 2 May 1918 [10: 31-May-1918]
Gent's Winner at the Grand Euchre Party & Dance at his brother's Glenwilli Farm in Winchester on 4 September 1919 [10: 12-Sep-1919]
In September 1919 donated ten shillings to the Carnamah Hall Fund, which was being raised to build a hall in Carnamah [10: 19-Sep-1919]
Married Nelly Byrne BARTON in 1921 [66]
Farmer of Group Settlement 8 in Barronhurst between Pemberton and Eastbrook in 1924 [6]
Farmer of Group Settlement 127 in Hester in 1925 and 1926 [6]
Farmer of Group Settlement 1 Mitchelldean in Manjimup 1934-1936 [6] [50]
Father of Nelly and Jack [P6]
Died 13 January 1951 in Kalbarri; buried at Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia [P6] [26]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Barry Parker' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 February 2024 from [reference list]

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