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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Fred" Frederick TUNGATE

Born 1876 in Coldoverton, Leicestershire, England [20] [21]
Son of William and Sarah Ann TUNGATE [20]
In 1881 he was living with his parents, brother John and sister Kate on Meeting Street in Quorndon, Leicestershire, England [20]
Ten years later was residing with his parents and siblings John, Kate, Alice and Sarah on School Lane in Quorndon, Leicestershire [20]
Worked as an Elastic Weaver, and later an Elastic Cotton Weaver Overlooker [20]
In 1901 was living with his mother and sister Sarah at 12 New King Street in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England [20]
Married Clarice ALLEN in 1903 in Leicestershire, England [21]
With his wife and daughter remaining in England he spent seven months in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1907 [216]
Overlooker of an Elastic Web Factory and living with his wife and daughter on Knight Thorpe Road in Loughborough in 1911 [20]
Departed London, England on the steamship Orsova and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 7 July 1914 [70]
Twenty four days later his wife and daughter Vera departed London, England on the Otway for Fremantle, Western Australia [203]
During his voyage to Western Australia on the Orsova he met George W. J. REID, for whom he later worked for in Winchester [19] [34]
Farmhand for George W. J. REID and Amy C. TAUNTON on Auchindoir Farm in Winchester in 1915 and 1916 [19] [50]
Farmhand on Cardonia Farm in Woolundra later in 1916 [50]
Along with his wife and daughter left Western Australia in 1920 and returned to live in England [204]
They departed Fremantle, Western Australia on the steamship Ormonde and arrived in London, England on 9 July 1920 [204]
Worked as a Weaver in England before leaving England and shifting to Canada with his wife and daughter later in 1920 [216]
They departed London, England on the steamship Saxonia and arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on 29 November 1920 [216]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frederick Tungate' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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