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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Gladys Eleanor PROCKTER / WILLIAMS

Born 24 April 1884 in Glenelg, South Australia [55]
Daughter of James Samuel PROCKTER and Fanny LOWE [55]
Married Algeric Hartley WILLIAMS 29 July 1912 at Saint Jude's Church in Brighton, South Australia [55]
Resided in Kendenup in the south west of Western Australia [3]
On 1 September 1947 purchased Wongyarra Farm in Carnamah in partnership with William Hurtle NICHOLLS [3]
Wongyarra Farm was purchased from the Estate of the late William A. T. SARGENT and was 5,322 acres in size [3]
The 5,322 acres consisted of Lots M1029, M1032, M1464, M1522 and M1523 of Victoria Location 1935 [3]
Absentee Farmer of Wongyarra Farm in Carnamah 1947-1951 in partnership with NICHOLLS, trading as "Nicholls & Williams" [3]
The farm was telephone number Carnamah 23-D in 1948 and 1949 [60]
In early 1951 they sold their Wongyarra Farm in Carnamah to "Bill" Wilhelm A. HEINRICH of South Australia [3]
On 30 March 1951 held a clearing sale on Wongyarra Farm to sell their stock, plant and machinery [4: 22-Mar-1957]
Their sheep sold at the clearing sale numbered 2,383 and sold for State-wide record prices [4: 22-Mar-1957]
They had purchased the farm in Carnamah for $7 an acre and sold it three and a half years later for $14 per acre [P46]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Dalkeith [2]
Died 20 January 1959; ashes scattered over the rose garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gladys Eleanor Prockter / Williams' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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