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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Christopher Burlington THOMAS

Born 1900 in Fremantle, Western Australia [15]
Son of Evan THOMAS and Maud Elizabeth BOLTON [15]
Married Mildred Mary JONES in 1927 [66]
Employee of the Branch Department of the National Bank in Perth until being transferred to Three Springs in 1937 [5: 25-Jun-1937]
Arrived in Three Springs in July 1937 [5: 25-Jun-1937]
Manager of the National Bank Three Springs 1937-1944 [5: 25-Jun-1937]  [6] [19]
Committee Member of the Three Springs Agricultural Society [4]
Member of the Three Springs branch of the Red Cross Society - served as Treasurer [4]
Helped organise the Farewell for Barney & Frances BARNHART, which was held in Three Springs on 3 February 1938 [4: 12-Feb-1938]
Helped arrange the Valedictory for Minnie WATSON & Arthur MORTIMER held in Three Springs on 15 February 1938 [4: 19-Feb-1938]
Speaker at the Farewell for departing National Bank employee Mervyn WILLIAMS in Three Springs on 16 June 1938 [4: 25-Jun-1938]
Speaker at the Valedictory Dance tendered to Ray and Molly SHAW in Three Springs on Thursday 13 March 1941 [4: 22-Mar-1941]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Jimmy & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
He and his wife were tendered a Farewell Dance at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Monday 11 September 1944 [4]
     Their Farewell Dance was organised by the Three Springs Road Board in recognition of their public spiritedness [4: 16-Sep-1944]
     During the evening mention was made of what "outstanding citizens" they were, and that they would be greatly missed [4]
     The Chairman of the Three Springs Road Board, William J. TURNER, presented them with a cheque on behalf of the people [4]
Following his transfer himself, his wife and their daughter left Three Springs by train on 12 September 1944 [4]
Manager of the National Bank in Dowerin 1944- [4]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Alfred Cove [2]
Father of Marlyn [4]
Died 27 July 1968; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 7, 630) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Christopher Burlington Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/christopher-burlington-thomas [sources]




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