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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Glen" Glenister Albert Miller THREADGOLD

Born 16 July 1899 in Yongala, South Australia [55]
Son of Alfred THREADGOLD and Susan Maria SARGENT [55]
On 5 September 1928 purchased from the Midland Railway Company 4,659 acres of virgin land at Five Gums near Carnamah [27]
The 4,569 acres was Lot M1778 of Victoria Location 2022 and cost £2329, payable by instalments over 15 years [27]
Purchased the farm, which was in Perenjori, in partnership with his brother Edwin Dobson THREADGOLD [27] [55]
Farmer in Five Gums near Carnamah 1928-1946 [6] [27] [60]
His postal address was Carnamah and he also received his mail from Carnamah [6]
Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1928 and 1929 [53]
Purchased a Chev Six Truck from local Carnamah dealer L. Scott WYLIE in August 1929 [4: 31-Aug-1929]
Member of the Perenjori Football Club in 1930 [4: 18-Jul-1931]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1931 [4: 18-Jul-1931]
Married Iva Ruby WATKINS in Perth in 1933 [66]
The local newspaper revealed on 25 August 1933 that goods for him had arrived at the Carnamah railway station [5: 25-Aug-1933]
On 25 November 1933 four Koonoona rams he purchased from Leslie KEAMY of Watheroo arrived in Carnamah by train [5: 1-Dec-1933]
Received an 11 bushel average from 800 acres of wheat crop in 1933 [5: 23-Feb-1934]
Along with his wife departed Carnamah on Wednesday 24 January 1934 for their summer holiday [5: 26-Jan-1934]
Advertised in The North Midland Times on 2 March 1934 that he had four Border Collie-Kelpie cross pups for sale [5: 2-Mar-1934]
     The four puppies were for sale at a price of 10/- each and were the children of a mother and sire who were proven workers [5]
Travelled to Perth on Thursday 4 October 1934 to attend a horse sale at Subiaco the next day [5: 5-Oct-1934]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club from 1934-35 to 1940-41 [5: 5-Apr-1935] [89]
     Vice Captain, Vice President and Committee Member in 1935-36[5: 4-Oct-1935]
     Vice President, Captain and Committee Member in 1936-37 and 1937-38 [89]
     Captain and Committee Member in 1938-39, and Vice President in 1939-40 and 1940-41 [89]
Sold four bales of wool at 15d. per pound and eight bales at 14¼d. per pound through Elder Smith & Co Ltd in 1935 [5: 11-Oct-1935]
Attended the Inaugural Sale of the North Midlands Stud Stockbreeders Association in Carnamah on 18 September 1936 [5: 2-Oct-1936]
     Purchased two Merino rams at 4¾ and one at 4 guineas from William A. T. SARGENT of the Wongyarra Stud, Carnamah [5]
Through Elders sold 24 wethers at 10/7 and 21 wethers at 8/1 per head at the Midland Market on 23 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Sold 12 head of cattle consisted of 6 slips at 15/6, 4 slips at 9/6 and 2 weaners at 6/6 per head in March 1937 [5: 12-Mar-1937]
Attended the meeting at Five Gums on 10 March 1937 to discuss the establishment of a state school at Five Gums, Carnamah [278]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1939 [13]
Obtained the telephone in 1941 - was telephone number Carnamah-17K from 1941 to 1946 [60]
Private in Carnamah's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War[16]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Glenister Albert Miller Threadgold' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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