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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Henry Kennedy MALEY

Born 17 June 1878 in Greenough, Western Australia [384]
Son of John Stephen MALEY and Elizabeth Kniest WALDECK [15]
He grew up on the Greenough Flats and at the age of 11 won a scholarship to attend the Perth High School [31: 3-Oct-1917]
After five years of schooling in Perth he worked on the clerical staff of the Midland Railway Company for two years [31: 3-Oct-1917]
He then worked on a clerical role for a mining syndicate in Kalgoorlie before serving during the Boer War in South Africa [31: 3-Oct-1917]
After the Boer War he returned to Greenough and took over the management of his father's farm [31: 3-Oct-1917]
Farmer in Greenough 1903-1917 [50]
By 1907 he had taken up the 464 acre Lot 16 of the Kadathinni Agricultural Area in Three Springs [44]
His land in Three Springs, with land owned by his brothers Charles and Solomon, was collectively known as Parakalia [31: 18-Feb-1910]
He appears to have remained in Greenough but farmed in partnership with his brothers in Three Springs as Maley Bros [31: 18-Feb-1910]
In February 1910 he arrived in Three Springs with an extra team to help with their ploughing, which was with 13 furrows [31: 18-Feb-1910]
Married Mabel Louisa BATEMAN on 7 June 1911 at the Congregational Church in Fremantle [384]
In 1913 he sold his share in his and his brothers' Parakalia Farm in Three Springs to his brother Charles for £750 [225: 18-Jul-1927]
Member of the Greenough Farmers and Settlers' Association - was Secretary in 1915 [120: 11-Jun-1915]
Secretary of the Greenough Farmers' Club's Annual Show, which had been running for over 40 years, in 1915 [120: 10-Sep-1915]
Member of the Legislative Assembly for Greenough in the WA Parliament from 29 September 1917 to 22 March 1924 [384]
Following his brother Charles' death he succeeded him as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Irwin in 1929 [384]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [50]
Died 26 February 1956; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Congregational, FA, Plot 4) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Henry Kennedy Maley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/henry-kennedy-maley [sources]




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