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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Glyn Wilfred JAMES

Born 1917 in Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia [54]
Son of "Bob" Wilfred Rudge JAMES and Ida Mary BROADBANK [54]
Resided with his parents on his mother's farm on the Caron Road in Carnamah 1926-1935 [--]
Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday for George AUNGER in Carnamah on Sunday 2 October 1932 [5: 7-Oct-1932]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
After his parents shifted to Perth he ran his mother's farm in Carnamah 1936-1939 [6] [19] [P46]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1935 and 1936 [5: 22-Nov-1935, 10-Apr-1936]
Motored from Carnamah to Perth on Sunday 8 Sunday March 1936 [5: 13-Mar-1936]
Performed at the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening & Play Presentation at the Carnamah Hall on 17 June 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
     He gave a credible interpretation of his role as tramp Jim Walker in one of the plays, which was his first performance on stage [5]
Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday for Miss Eileen R. PERRY in Carnamah on Saturday evening 18 July 1936 [5: 24-Jul-1936]
Undertook the Farmers' Winter Course at Muresk Agricultural College in Northam during the winter of 1936 [5: 2-Oct-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social including three plays at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Sold 10 lambs at 20/1 per head through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 21 July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1938-39 [89]
He had P.O. Box 62 at the Carnamah Post Office and didn't have the telephone connected [50] [60]
From 1940 onwards his mother's farm was run by his brother-in-law Robert S. KING [3]
Left Carnamah during the war and shifted to Perth where he worked for his father's Australian Electrical Company [P46]
Around 1951 purchased farmland about ten miles from Caron on the Carnamah to Caron Road [P46]
Resided in Caron, West Perenjori until his death in 1990 [2]
Father of Harry [P46]
Died 28 January 1990; buried Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA (Acacia Court, 1415) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Glyn Wilfred James' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 February 2020 from [sources]

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