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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Frank" Francis BROWN

Born 1882 in Victoria Plains, Western Australia [15]
Son of John BROWN and Mary HUGHES [15]
Salesman in Moora in 1903 [50]
Grazier in Three Springs in 1908 [44]
     During the 1907-08 financial year he had a Conditional Purchase lease for 385 acres of land in Three Springs [44]
Stock Manager / Farmer in Three Springs 1908-1911 [6] [50]
Attended the Midland Railway Company's 9th Subdivision Sale at the Builders & Contractors' Exchange in Perth on 18 June 1909 [39]
     The sale was the Company's first of agricultural blocks of virgin bush and townsite blocks in Three Springs [39: 19-Jun-1909]
     Purchased the 360 acre Lot M761 of Victoria Location for £129/3/7 and his brother Michael purchased 10,404 adjoining acres [27]
     The next day, on 19 June 1909, he and his brother Michael purchased together the 300 acre Lot M762 of for £300 [27]
     At the sale also purchased the two quarter-acre Lots 36 and 37 of Victoria Location 2022 in the Three Springs townsite [27]
     The two townsite blocks cost £37, which he completed paying for by instalments over 18 months [27]
Farmer at Duckling Mining near Round Hill in the Moora district 1912-1914 [50]
Farmer in Three Springs in 1915 [50]
Labourer on Eurella Station in Mingenew in 1916 [50]
Farmhand in Pintharuka in 1916 and 1917 [19]
Storekeeper in Pintharuka in 1917 [50]
Later resided in Perth [2]
Died 17 May 1955 in Perth; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Roman Catholic, OC, 214) [2] [15]

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

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