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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Francis" Francesco VANZETTI

Born C.1878 [2]
Married "Evelyn" Eveline BAXTER in Perth in 1903 [15]
He worked as a Civil Servant and resided on Richardson Street in South Perth [50]
Member of the Western Australian Society of Arts - was Secretary in 1903 [39: 25-May-1903]
His brother Carlo married his wife's sister Florence BAXTER in 1906 [15] [55]
In 1910 he, his wife, his brother Carlo and Carlo's wife Florence were all living on Richardson Street in South Perth [50]
Resided with his wife and children in South Perth until 1912 and from 1913 onwards they lived on Ytiniche Farm in Marchagee [44]
Farmer of Ytiniche Farm in Marchagee [19]
The farm's 2,756 acres consisted of Victoria Locations 841, 3209, 3215, 3251, 3268, 3286, 3287, 3769 and 5627 [3]
In 1917 grew 400 acres of wheat crop on his farm in Marchagee [10: 19-Jun-1917]
Advertised in January 1918 that he had graded Currawa seed wheat for sale for 5/6 per bushel on rail [9: 25-Jan-1918]
He was a Government Wheat Experimentalist in 1922 and 1923 [9: 27-Oct-1922, 9-Mar-1923]
Addressed a meeting of wheatgrowers about "The Choice of Wheat Varieties" in Gillingarra on Sunday 29 October 1922 [9: 27-Oct-1922]
Spoke about "The Interpretation of Experiments" at the Farmers' Field Day in Moora on Tuesday 31 October 1922 [9: 27-Oct-1922]
As a "Wheat Expert" he was invited to give an address on Wheat Seeding Problems in Carnamah on 23 March 1923 [9: 20-Apr-1923]
Gave a lecture on wheat at the recreation reserve in Gillingarra on Sunday 25 March 1923 [9: 9-Mar-1923]
Arranged by the University Extension Board, he gave a lecture on 'Fascism' in Coorow during June 1932 [39: 7-Sep-1932]
In addition to his own farm in Marchagee he was in 1936 also leasing the farm in Gunyidi belonging to Randell Bros [5: 20-Mar-1936]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Claremont [2]
Died 10 September 1967; ashes scattered over the garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Francesco Vanzetti' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/francesco-vanzetti [sources]




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