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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Geoff" Geoffrey GUYTON

Born 27 December 1902 in Earsham, Norfolk, England [16]
Departed London, England on the steamship Orsova and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 31 May 1923 [70]
Farmhand employed by Edward HUNT on William PADBURY's Ellisford Farm in Wannamal 1923-1925 [114]
Left Wannamal and shifted with Edward HUNT to Three Springs in April 1925 [114]
Farmhand for Edward HUNT on William PADBURY's Fairfield Farm in Three Springs 1925-1928 [114]
After a holiday in England departed London on the Orama and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 2 April 1929 [5: 27-Oct-1933] [63]
Farmhand for Edward HUNT on William PADBURY's Fairfield Farm in Three Springs 1929-1933 [5: 27-Oct-1933] [19]
Member of the Church of England in Three Springs [5: 27-Oct-1933]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
About 150 people attended his send-off held at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Monday 23 October 1933 [5: 27-Oct-1933]
At the send-off he was presented with a dressing case from the residents of Three Springs and Mingenew [5: 27-Oct-1933]
Left Three Springs towards the end of October 1933 and once again returned to England [5: 27-Oct-1933]
Married Bessie LOUDEN on 12 July 1941 [114]
Resided in Mount Barker WA prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 26 August 1941 [16]
Staff Sergeant WX16201 in the Australian Army's 134 Brigade Workshop [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 5 November 1945 [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Claremont [2]
Died 4 February 1992; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (MC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 13, 210) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Geoffrey Guyton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/geoffrey-guyton [reference list]




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