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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Herb" Herbert Edward HELLEWELL

Born 9 September 1912 in Moora, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Ted" Edward HELLEWELL and Emily Louisa PROBERT [P24]
Resided with his parents in Moora from his birth in 1912 [P24] until 1925 [9: 22-May-1925]
Left Moora on 16 May 1925 with his mother and sisters and shifted to the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [9: 22-May-1925]
Resided with his mother and sisters at 27 State Street in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [50]
Appears to have shifted to Carnamah with his parents, having resided in Carnamah from 1927 to 1935 [4: 1-Jun-1935]
In June 1928 he began working as an assistant to Arnold C. BIERMAN, secretary of the Carnamah District Road Board [4: 16-Jun-1928]
Railway Porter at the Carnamah Railway Station 1928-1935 [4: 7 & 14-Jul-1934, 1-Jun-1935] [19]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Opening Season Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on 18 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
Attended the Plain and Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 8 August 1929 [4: 17-Aug-1929]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1929-30 and 1934-35 [4: 2-Nov-1929] [5: 19-Apr-1935]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the Ball in Carnamah in aid of the local Roman Catholic Church's building fund on Thursday 24 May 1930 [4: 31-May-1930]
Contestant in the first ever boxing tournament held in Carnamah in early 1932 [4: 6-Feb-1932]
Substitute player for the Waddy Forest Cricket Club in November 1930 [4: 15-Nov-1930]
Won the prize for the boxer giving the best exhibition at Carnamah's first boxing tournament in 1932 [4: 6-Feb-1932]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club - was Secretary in 1931 and a Social Committee Member in 1935 [4: 18-Apr-1931] [5: 19-Apr-1935]
Fought against Len ANDERSON at the Boxing Tournament held in Carnamah on Saturday 30 April 1932 [4: 7-May-1932]
Member of the Carnamah Literary and Debating Society in 1932 [5: 2-Sep-1932]
Boundary Umpire during the non-Carnamah matches of the finals of the North Midlands Football Association in 1932 [5: 2-Sep-1932]
One of the five most outstanding players on 4 September 1932 when the Carnamah Football Club won the Premiership [5: 9-Sep-1932]
Competitor in John A. KENNY's Billiard Tournament conducted within Mackie's Buildings in Carnamah in 1933 [5: 21-Jul-1933]
Part of a humorous ballet which performed at the Carnamah  Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Celebrated his 21st birthday with almost 200 guests at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 8 September 1933 [4: 23-Sep-1933] [5: 15-Sep-1933]
     At his birthday celebration Andrew SMART referred to "the high place he held in the minds of the people of Carnamah" [5]
Played for the Carnamah Hotel's team "Gentleman" against the "Ruffs" team at cricket in Carnamah on 5 March 1933 [5: 10-Mar-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1933 [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
Played and helped Carnamah win the Football Grand Final on 20 August 1933; was one of the "most prominent" players [5: 25-Aug-1933]
Attended the Surprise Party tendered to Mrs Eva and Miss Joyce COWDEROY in Carnamah on Friday 5 January 1934 [5: 12-Jan-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Smoke Social held in Carnamah on Thursday 26 April 1934 [5: 4-May-1934]
Attended Emily H. TURNER's 21st Birthday at Karragee Farm in Carnamah on Tuesday 8 May 1934 [5: 11-May-1934]
On Saturday 12 May 1934 attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Opening Ball at the Carnamah Hall [5: 18-May-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 26 May 1934 [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Helped organise the Carnamah Football Club's Presentation Ball which was held on Saturday 27 October 1934 [4: 3-Nov-1934]
Spent a portion of July 1934 as Acting Stationmaster of the railway station in Three Springs [4: 14-Jul-1934]
Attended the Inering School Dance held at the Carnamah Hall to raise money for books on Saturday 21 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Prominent member of the Carnamah Football Club until severely injuring to his left ankle at a match on 22 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Attended the Dance in aid of the Institute for the Blind held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday evening 18 August 1934 [5: 24-Aug-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on  Saturday 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1934-35 [4: 1-Jun-1935] [56]
Competed in the Three Springs verses Carnamah billiard contest held in Three Springs on Thursday 14 February 1935 [5: 15-Feb-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1935 [5: 17-May-1935]
He was tendered a Farewell Social & Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Tuesday 28 May 1935, to which 150 people attended [4] [5]
     At his farewell he received a cheque from the people of Carnamah as a token of their appreciation and respect [4: 1-Jun-1935]
     James K. FORRESTER, Chitter BROWN, Jack MCGOWAN and Edward HUNT all spoke of the good esteem he was held in [5]
     At his farewell he thanked Carnamah stationmaster Albert J. MORTIMER for the wise council and advice he had given [4]
After seven years ceased working as a Railway Porter at the Carnamah Railway Station in May 1935 [5: 24 & 31-May-1935]
Left Carnamah on 30 May 1935 after being transferred to the position of Night Officer in Midland Junction [4: 1-Jun-1935]
Visited Carnamah during the last weekend of June 1935 and returned to Midland Junction on Monday 1 July 1935 [5: 5-Jul-1935]
     During the weekend participated in the Carnamah Golf Club's 18 hole handicap and returned the best net score of 69 [5: 5-Jul-1935]
Travelled from Midland Junction to Carnamah to visit his parents over the first weekend of January 1936 [5: 10-Jan-1936]
Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Spent a holiday with his parents in Carnamah during September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Railway Employee at the Mingenew Railway Station in Mingenew [5: 12-Feb-1937]
     Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 24-Dec-1936, 22-Jan-1937]
Spent the first weekend of February 1937 staying with his parents in Carnamah before proceeding to Watheroo [5: 12-Feb-1937]
Assistant Stationmaster of the Watheroo Railway Station in Watheroo in 1937 [5: 12-Feb-1937, 25-Mar-1937]
The North Midland Football Association granted him a clearance to leave the Association in June 1937 [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Married Margaret Hunter JARVIE in Geraldton on 15 May 1948 [P24]
Railway Stationmaster in Arrino 1949-1955 [19]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Doubleview [2]
Died 1 December 1984; ashes scattered to the wind at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Herbert Edward Hellewell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from [sources]

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