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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Ted" Hamlet Edward JONES

Born 13 February 1913 in Moora, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Hamlet" Alexander Hamlet JONES and Janet May CLINCH [P17]
Resided with his parents on Turipa Farm in Coorow [19]
Student at the Coorow State School held in a makeshift hessian and iron room near the railway station in Coorow in 1921 [215]
Farmer of Turipa Farm in Coorow [P17]
Received 2nd prize for Medium Wool Merino Fleece at the first Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 8 September 1932 [5: 16-Sep-1932]
Won 1st prizes for Strong Wool Merino Ram and Merino Fleece at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Paid a 10/- Vermin Bonus by the Carnamah District Road Board on 2 February 1934 for helping to control vermin by killing a fox [300]
Attended the Annual Meeting of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Football Club on Saturday 14 April 1934 [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Member of the Coorow Football Club 1934-1936 - was Secretary in 1935 and Joint Secretary in 1936 [5: 3-May-1935, 10-Apr-1936]
     Delegate for the Coorow Football Club at meetings of the North Midlands Football Association in 1937 [5: 9 & 23-Apr-1937]
     He was Joint Secretary again in 1937 until resigning in June 1937 [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Received 2nd prize for a Merino Fleece of Medium Wool at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 30 August 1934 [5: 7-Sep-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on  Saturday 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Played for the North Midlands Football Association in a match against the Perenjori-Morawa Association on 28 July 1935 [5: 2-Aug-1935]
Won the Under 25 Years Sheep Judging Competition at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 13-Sep-1935]
     Received 1st prize for Best Fleece, and 2nd prizes for Medium Wool Merino Fleece and Merino Ewe under 2½ years [5]
Organised the Coorow Football Club's Wind-Up Ball held at the Coorow Hall on Saturday 21 September 1935 [5: 13 & 27-Sep-1935]
     During the Wind-Up Ball he and his sister Miss Madge W. M. JONES came 2nd in the Waltzing Competition [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Attended Miss Olive W. KAU's 21st birthday at Meadow Dale Farm in Coorow on Saturday evening 18 January 1936 [5: 24-Jan-1936]
Attended the funeral of Carnamah agent William B. SHERIDAN at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Sold 45 suckers at 18/6 per head through Dalgety & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 26 August 1936 [5: 28-Aug-1936]
For the second year running won the Under 25 Years Sheep Judging Competition at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1936 [5]
     Also exhibited in the Wool section, winning 1st prizes for Medium Wool Merino Fleece and Best Fleece [5: 4 & 11-Sep-1936]
Attended Roy M. PATTON's birthday at the dam on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest on Sunday 8 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
In early 1937 he was gorged by a large bull and required medical attention from Dr Mario A. MAYRHOFER of Three Springs [5]
     Afterwards he spent a recuperative holiday in Perth, and returned to Coorow much improved in early March 1937 [5: 5-Mar-1937]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 10 September 1937[96]
Financial Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society 1937-1947 [150]
Exhibited in the Sheep and Wool sections of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show at Maley Park in Coorow on 2 September 1937 [5]
     Won 1st and 2nd prizes for Merino Ewe, 1st and 2nd for Medium Wool Merino Fleece, and 2nd for Best Fleece [5: 10-Sep-1937]
Following his father's death in 1939 ran Turipa Farm under his mother's management [P8]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1941-1948 [13]
Private in the local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Advertised his late father's Turipa Stud in the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society's 1947 Show Schedule [150]
     "Turipa Stud, Reg. Flock No. 1013, Founded on "Coconnoc Park" Stud Ewes and Rams, Estate Late A. H. Jones, Coorow" [150]
     "Stud, Specially Selected and Flock Rams For Sale - For Particulars Apply H. E. Jones, Coorow" [150]
Advertised his Woolberoo Stud in the Schedule of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's 1947 show: [13]
     "Woolberoo" Stud, Reg. Flock No. 380. Founded on 'Coconnoc Park' Stud Ewes and Rams" [13]
     "Stud, and Specially Selected and Flock Rams for Sale - For Particulars apply to H. E. Jones, Coorow" [13]
Later resided in Allanson near Collie [2]
Died 28 September 1998; ashes interred Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Padbury WA (Banksia Court, Mem. Garden, G3A, 102) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hamlet Edward Jones' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2024 from [reference list]

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