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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Syd" Benjamin Sydney STOKES

Born 8 November 1918 [84]
Son of Sydney George STOKES and Elsie SWEETMAN [84]
Resided with his parents on farmland in Dudawa, East Arrino and was himself a Farmer in Arrino 1947-1962 [19]
Baptised by North Midlands Methodist missioner Frederick S. P. CHRISTIANSEN of Three Springs in February 1919 [84]
Awarded 1st prize for Duck Eggs at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on Thursday 13 September 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Won 1st prizes for Muscovy Drake and for Duck Eggs at the Three Springs Agricultural Show held on in 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Member of the Arrino Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Represented the Arrino Tennis Club in their lost cricket match against the Arrino Cricket Club on 13 December 1936 [5: 18-Dec-1936]
Married Lorna Evelyn HOFFMAN [161]
Resided of late in Three Springs [2]
Father of Bethany, Annette, Marion, Murray, Kathleen and Jillian [161]
Died 18 February 1999; memorialised at the Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Uniting, Plot 120) [24]
Also known as Sydney Benjamin STOKES [19]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Benjamin Sydney Stokes' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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