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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Frank" Francis James Christopher REYNOLDS

Born 12 December 1914 in Northampton, Western Australia [P254]
Son of Francis James REYNOLDS and Margaret Jane MCGUINESS [P254]
Resided with his parents on farmland in Northampton [50]
Married Mary Agnes DONALDSON in Northampton on 2 February 1938 [P254]
Worked for the Main Roads Board 1940-1947 on roads between Marchagee and Geraldton [P254]
Owned his own truck which he used for the Main Roads work [P254]
Resided with wife and children in Coorow 1940-1942 and in Carnamah 1942-1950[P254]
From 1942 to 1947 they resided in a house on Caron Street near the Roman Catholic Church in Carnamah [P254]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1945 [0: image 04339]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1946 [13]
In 1948 [P254] began leasing a butchers shop in Macpherson St, Carnamah from Michael  J. CLUNE [51]
The butchers shop was at number 14 Macpherson Street and had previously been occupied by E. M. GILL [P4]
Butcher in Macpherson Street, Carnamah 1948-1950 [P254]
Advertised his butchering business in the Schedule of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show [13]
     "F. J. Reynolds, Wholesale and Retail Butcher     Telephone 37 - Carnamah - Telephone 37" [13]
     "The Best Meat Allied with Quality at Lowest Rates; Railed along the Midland Line" [13]
     "We Specialise in Sausages - All Meats kept in Quirk's Refrigerators" [13]
Resided in Carnamah behind the butchers shop 1948-1950 [P254]
Was telephone number Carnamah-37 from 1948 to 1950 [60]
Used the slaughter yards opposite CLUNE's farm just west of Carnamah town [P254]
Purchased most animals locally and slaughtered and cut up meat on a daily basis[P254]
Once a week his meat was sold by train at place between Watheroo and Walkaway[P254]
Left Carnamah in November 1950 and shifted to Geraldton [P254]
In Geraldton he worked as a Bulldozer operator for the Geraldton Town Council[P254]
Resided in Geraldton from November 1950 until his death in August 1993 [P254]
Father of Frank, Dorothy, Ron and Alan [P254]
Died 12 August 1993; buried Utakarra Cemetery, Geraldton WA [26]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Francis James Christopher Reynolds' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/francis-james-christopher-reynolds [reference list]




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