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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Doug" Douglas THOMSON

Born C.1914 [2]
In December 1934 took over Robert A. CALDOW's Glencairn Farm in Three Springs [5: 14-Dec-1934]
Farmer of Glencairn Farm in Three Springs [6] [19]
Won a tennis racquet at the North Midlands District Hospital Ball in the Three Springs on Easter Monday 22 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Attended the luncheon tendered to Primate of Australia Rev. Henry F. LE FANU in Three Springs on Monday 1 July 1935 [5: 5-Jul-1935]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club 1935-1937 - was Vice Captain in 1936 and 1937 [5: 9-Aug-1935, 10-Apr-1936, 9-Apr-1937]
Along with five other farmers requested in August 1935 that the Three Springs Road Board close a road near his farm [5: 16-Aug-1935]
Attended the demonstration of the 1936 Massey Harris 25-40 tractor on J. K. HEBITON's farm in TS on 22 August 1936 [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Committee Member of the Three Springs Agricultural Society in 1936 and 1937, and Vice President in 1936 [5: 1-May-1936, 25-Mar-1937]
In November 1936 purchased a Vauxhall roadster car from Alexander R. G. BARR's Central Agency in Three Springs [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 11-Dec-1936]
He and Three Springs farmer Albert R. STRUTTON paid a visit to Perth during the first week of February 1937 [5: 5-Feb-1937]
Attended the Surprise Party for Miss Joyce E. BASTIAN at The Oaks Farm in Three Springs on 12 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Helped cart 80 trucks loads of sand, gravel and stones for the nursing quarters in Three Springs on 14 and 24 April 1937 [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Hosted a Card Evening at his home on 27 April 1937, which was attended by 40 and raised £4/5/- for the Anglican Church [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 16 June 1950 [96]
Farmed in Three Springs until at least 1965 [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Dalkeith [2]
Died 19 December 1994; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Douglas Thomson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 July 2022 from [reference list]

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