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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Harry REED

Born  22 June 1922 in Kadina, South Australia [55]
Son of Frank Gordon REED and Lily Maud RODDA [55]
Grew up on Reedsdale Farm in Port Neill, South Australia [205]
Assisted his father on the farm, and at the age of 14 years worked a team of twelve horses with a combine [205]
Farmed Reedsdale Farm in Port Neill with his parents and brothers, which was done with horses until 1939 and then by tractor [205]
Married Una Dorothy FRASER on 17 January 1946 at Pirie Street Methodist Church in Adelaide, South Australia [205]
Along with his wife and son left South Australia in 1950 and shifted to Marchagee in Western Australia [205]
Farmed in Marchagee for a year and then in February 1951 purchased Arthur G. Y. SAUNDERS' York Park Farm in Arrino [P2] [205]
The farm was 1,007 acres in size and consisted of Victoria Locations 3107, 3318 and 6522 [44] [205]
Farmer of York Park Farm in Arrino 1951-1994 [19] [P318]
Member of the Coorow Football Club in 1950 [P318]
Member of the Arrino Football Club in 1951 and 1952 [P318]
Between 1954 and 1982 extended his farmland with seven further purchases in Yandanooka, Arrino and Marchagee
Member of the Arrino Tennis Club [P317]
Member of the Arrino Cricket Club [P317]
After having a house built he and his wife left the farm in Arrino and shifted to the Three Springs townsite in 1994 [P318]
Father of Neill and Christine [205]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Harry Reed' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/harry-reed [sources]




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