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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Clement Mainprize WARREN

Born 1890 in Fareham, Hampshire, England [20] [21]
Son of retired Royal Navy commander Frederick B. WARREN and his wife Alice [20]
Resided with his parents, sister Effie and brother Frederick at Lausane in Vickham Road, Fareham, Surrey, England in 1891 [20]
In 1901 was living with his parents and siblings Effie, Frederick and Elsie at 67 Addiscombe Road in Croydon, Surrey, England [20]
Later worked as a Baker before leaving England for Western Australia [203]
Departed Liverpool, England on the steamship Persic on 18 November 1908 bound for Albany, Western Australia [203]
Farmer of Warren Point or Warrenpoint Farm in Moora 1913-1916 [9: 19-Dec-1913] [50]
In late 1913 he advertised that he had a contract to let for the clearing of 100 acres in Moora [9: 19-Dec-1913]
Farmer of Woolawa Farm in Moora in 1917 [50]
Manager of Cranmore Park Station in Walebing 1919-1925 [50]
     Donated £2/2/- to the Moora District Hospital's Maternity Ward Building Fund in May 1919 [9: 30-May-1919]
Farmer of Kenilworth Farm in Coomberdale in 1931 [50]
Farmer of Monomeath Farm in Coorow 1932-1935 [4] [5] [19]
     He farmed the property in partnership with Frederick U. E. FIRMSTONE as "Warren & Firmstone" [5: 2-Mar-1934] [19]
     The 1,477 acre farm was Lot M1142 of Victoria Location 2023 leased from the Estate of Charles A. NOLAN [3] [5: 22-Mar-1935] [19]
     In 1932 they had a Dodge Runabout car licensed with the Carnamah District Road Board with license plate CA-67 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
     Received a £1/10/- Vermin Bonus from the Carnamah District Road Board on 16 August 1933 for killing three foxes [300: page 41]
     It was reported in the local paper on 6 October 1933 that he had been an inmate of the Moora Hospital for some time [5: 6-Oct-1933]
     "Warren & Firmstone" purchased three Border Leicester rams from LEISHMAN Bros of Winchester in February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Following the expiration of their lease held a clearing sale on Monomeath Farm at 1:30 p.m. on Friday 29 March 1935 [5: 22-Mar-1935]
     They employed Carnamah agent William B. SHERIDAN to conduct the sale, at which they sold their livestock and machinery [5]
     Their livestock comprised of 600 sheep (mainly Border Leicester), 70 pigs, three cows, eight ducks, 30 fowls and 17 turkeys [5]
     Machinery and Plant included 6 foot Shearer M.B. plough, 8 foot McKay header, 20 hoe McKay combine, 14 disc Sundercut, [5]
     35 tyne McKay cultivator, drill, harrows, Dodge runabout, fumigator, Rumley tractor, vice, drilling machine, tools and sundries [5]
     A "runabout" was a car that had been converted to a ute by opening up its back and adding in railing [WG]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of South Perth [2]
Died 25 September 1969; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, PC, 155) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Clement Mainprize Warren' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from [reference list]

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