Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"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 [reference list]

Use the below form or email

Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.