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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

George William FALCONER

Born 2 November 1907 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia [334: 5-Nov-1907]
Son of Robert FALCONER and Minnie OLSON [15] [334: 5-Nov-1907]
His mother passed away two days after his birth [334: 5-Nov-1907]
Married (1) Edna May SMITH in Perth in 1929 [66]
He and his half-brother Bob purchased Barokee Farm in Waddy Forest from Mrs Mary O. ROBERTS in 1949 [3]
      The farm was 2,240 acres in size and was situated on the north side of the Coorow-Latham Road [3] [62]
      The property consisted of Victoria Location 880 and Lots M1287, M1288, M1474 of Victoria Location 2023 [3]
He and his brother also took up the 4,912 acre Victoria Location 9923 but it was cancelled in 1961 and taken by Clem BROUN [3]
On his own he had the 4,353 acre Victoria Location 9924 from 1949 to 1961 when it was taken over by Noel BROUN [3]
He and his brother farmed and resided on Barokee Farm in Waddy Forest until 1965 [19]
In 1965 he purchased Lots 13 and 14 Main Street in the Coorow townsite and had a transportable home erected [3]
Married (2) Emily Maud [2] [19]
Resided on Main Street in Coorow [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Morley [2]
Father of Bob and Ivy [P8]
Died 8 May 1975; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (EC Section, 5, 0111) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George William Falconer' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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