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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Harold Hugman GIBBONS

Shifted from New Zealand to Western Australia in 1937 [0: image 02885]
Arrived in Carnamah in late 1937 with Miss K. Marjorie STRUTT [0: image 02885]
Proprietor and Storekeeper of the Carnamah Cash Store and Agency Company in 1938 and 1939 [0: image 03310] [6] [19]
In 1938 the store sold groceries, hardware, fruit, vegetables, drapery, millinery, footwear and fancy goods [0: image 03737]
In 1938 was also an agent for Case tractors as well as Dodge, De Soto and Austin cars and trucks [0: image 03758]
In 1939 the Carnamah Cash Store and Agency Company was an agent for the Agricultural Parts Supply Co Ltd [0: image 03811]
Through the Agricultural Parts Supply agency sold discs, combine points, plough boxes, journals, axles and mouldboards [0: image 03811]
Donated a trophy for the Ring Events section of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1938 [13]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club - was President in 1938 [120: 13-Oct-1938]
In 1938 was the owner of a motor car with licence plate CA-105 [88]
The "Carnamah Cash Store" donated £1/1/- to the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1940 [13]
By 1940 he may have been residing on Rottnest Island [0: image 03059]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Harold Hugman Gibbons' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/harold-hugman-gibbons [reference list]




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