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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Frederick William BRAYBROOK

Born 26 December 1870 in Aldinga, South Australia [55]
Son of James Joseph BRAYBROOK and Elizabeth Sophia UPSTONE [55]
Married (1) Lydia Rebecca KENDLE on 26 October 1893 at Saint Matthew's Church in Quorn, South Australia [55]
They appear to have shifted from South Australia to Western Australia during the year 1896 [15] [55]
Their son Frederick George was born on 23 January 1896 in South Australia and died ten months later in Western Australia [15] [55]
Newsagent and Hairdresser at Paddington on the Kalgoorlie goldfields in Western Australia 1901-1908 [6] [50]
Cyanider at Goongarrie near Menzies in 1909 and 1910 [6]
Farmer and Contractor in Tammin 1911-1919 [6] [50]
His wife Lydia had died in 1914 and in 1918 he married (2) Ethel May SHARP [15] [66]
Farm Manager in Bejoording in 1920 and 1921 [6]
Farm Manager of a Raploch Farm in Brookton in 1925 and 1926 [6] [50]
Postmaster in Pithara 1927-1929 [19]
Farm Manager of the Inering Homestead Farm on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1929 and 1930 [4: 4-Jan-1930] [61]
     He managed the property in Carnamah for Angus MCINTOSH of Buckland Farm in Northam [4: 4-Jan-1930]
     During April 1929 he "purchased an International speed truck for general farm use" [81: 21-Apr-1929]
     A fire on the farm in December 1929 resulted in the loss of 400 acres of stubble, 3 acres of crop and 80 bags of wheat [4: 4-Jan-1930]
          Approximately 100 locals came to fight the fire and prevented it from crossing the road and into the farm of John BOWMAN [4]
     Founding Member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 21 March 1930 [96]
     Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1930 [53]
     His son had his middle finger shattered on his farm in Carnamah by the accidental explosion of a gun on 6 July 1930 [4]
          His son was attended to be Dr Cecil P. ROSENTHAL of Carnamah who immediately removed him to Three Springs [4]
          The injured finger was amputated at the Hospital in Three Springs [4: 12-Jul-1930]
Miner in Rothsay northeast of Perenjori in 1931 [50]
His son William was a Student at the Carnamah State School [97]
In 1936 he was working as a Labourer and living at 13 Charles Street in the Perth suburb of Maylands [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Maida Vale [2]
Died 27 September 1944; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Church of Christ, DA, 161) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frederick William Braybrook' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 February 2024 from [reference list]

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