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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Herbert George GALLEHAWK

Born 1906 in Footscray, Victoria, Australia [54]
Son of chef Hamilton GALLEHAWK and "Adelaide" Thomasina Adelaide ANDERSON [54]
In 1909 was living with his parents at 31 Williamstown Road in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray [50]
Later shifted with his parents, brother Bertie Woodlands and sister Adelaide Margurita from Victoria to Western Australia [50]
Resided with his parents on Wilson Street and later at Overstrand on Harborne Street in the Perth suburb of West Leederville [6] [50]
Purchased a 1,499 acre farm in Carnamah in partnership with his brother Bertie from Henry CHAPMAN on 2 June 1927 [27]
     The 1,499 acres was Lot M1469 of Victoria Location 2023 on the south side of the Carnamah-Bunjil Road [27]
Farmer in Carnamah 1927-1956 [19] [27]
Farmer of Strathcona Farm in Carnamah with his brother Bertie W. GALLEHAWK as "Gallehawk Bros" [19] [27]
     In August 1934 they purchased a new 14 disc Sundercut from the Sunshine Agency in Carnamah [5: 31-Aug-1934]
     Fenced their property in accordance with vermin regulations, and advised the Carnamah District Road Board in 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
     Despite advising the Road Board in 1935 it wasn't until 1937-38 that they began receiving rate reductions for vermin proofing [3]
     They wrote to the Carnamah District Road Board in November 1935 complaining about a fence erected by F. W. Gustav LIEBE [5]
          LIEBE had attached a fence to the fence on the south-west corner of their property, and ran the fence across the road [5]
          The Road Board intimated that it was only a temporary fence but decided to write to LIEBE about the matter [5: 22-Nov-1935]
     In October 1936 they advised that wild turnip was prevalent on land to the north and south of their farm [5: 6-Nov-1936]
     They had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1937 and 1940 [53]
     They obtained the telephone in 1939 - were telephone number Carnamah-12K [60]
     The telephone was in the name of "Gallehawk Bros" until 1952 and then just in the name of his brother Bertie 1952 onwards [60]
     Their farmland was rated to "Gallehawk Bros" until 1953 when rates were instead directed to just his brother Bertie [3]
In 1932 was the owner of a Chevrolet truck with license plate CA-29 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
On 6 October 1936 lodged a complaint at the Carnamah Police Station that his neighbour had threatened to run emus onto his crop [88]
     The neighbour was F. W. Gustav LIEBE and appeared to have made the threat after they argued about the placement of a gate [88]
Married Myrtle Lily GROVE in Perth in 1937 [66]
Farmer & Contractor in Carnamah in 1939 and 1940 [88]
     Contractor in Carnamah in partnership with Frederick W. ROBERTS in 1939 [88]
     In 1939 and 1940 he and ROBERTS also farmed a property at Prowaka in Carnamah leased from Albert F. BOWTELL [88]
In 1940 resided in both Carnamah and at 10 Blencowe Street in the Perth suburb of West Leederville [88]
     At 3 p.m. on 22 January 1940 reported at the Carnamah Police Station the theft of parts form a tractor on the farm at Prowaka [88]
     Police constable William M. C. WHITE investigated the matter of the stolen items however unfortunately found no leads [88]
     Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1940; also donated £1/11/6 to the society in 1940 [13]
He had a residence at 10 Blencowe Street in the Perth suburb of Leederville from 1940 until at least 1949 [6]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of West Leederville [2]
Father of Eric [P305]
Died 26 March 1977; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Congregational, BA, 455) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Herbert George Gallehawk' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 January 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/herbert-george-gallehawk [sources]




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