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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Charlie" Charles Brydone LAWSON

Born 20 May 1926 at Liberton Farm in Winchester, Western Australia [14]
Son of "Jack" John LAWSON and Lizzie Carlyle Scott BRYDONE [14]
Besides time spent at school and university in Perth, he resided his entire life on Liberton Farm in Winchester [P133]
Educated at the Billeroo State School in Winchester, at Scotch College in Claremont and at the University of Western Australia [P133]
He came 3rd in the 10 Years Boys Egg & Spoon Race at the Inter-School Sports in Carnamah on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Came 3rd in the 10 Years Boys Running Race at the Coronation Celebrations in Carnamah on Wednesday 12 May 1937 [5: 14-May-1937]
     The festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Along with his brother John purchased James L. ADAMS' 820 acre property in Billeroo, East Winchester in 1947 [3]
The farm from James L. ADAMS was situated on the north side of Billeroo Road and was Lot M1220 of Victoria Location 1937 [3]
In 1949 they sold the 820 acre farm in Billeroo to their sister Elizabeth [3]
Following his father's death in 1954 he took over the Winchester farms Mayfield and Liberton [P133]
Farmer of Mayfield and Liberton Farms in Winchester 1954-1960 [P133]
By 1960 he'd acquired additional blocks of farmland at East Morawa, South Morawa, north-west Perenjori and at Eneabba [P494]
Telephone number Carnamah-9K and later number Carnamah East 237 [60]
Committee Member and Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1955-1960 [58]
Won all six prizes in the Corriedale classes of the Sheep section at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1956 [4: 14-Sep-1956]
Member of the Winchester Cricket Club in 1956-57 [4: 22-Feb-1957]
Passed away at the age of 34 years at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [1]
Died 25 July 1960; buried at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah, Western Australia (Row Q, Plot 15) [1]

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

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