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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

HOLLINGSWORTH BROS

"Dick" Richard Alfred HOLLINGSWORTH and "Stan" Stanley George HOLLINGSWORTH[P30]
Sons of Alfred James HOLLINGSWORTH and Hannah Maria BISHOP [P30]
Farmers in Carnamah [P30]
On 3 March 1921 purchased from the Midland Railway Company 970 acres of virgin land north-east of Carnamah town [27]
The 970 acres was Lot M1081 of Victoria Location 1935 and came at a cost of £800, payable by instalments [27]
In January 1921 their father Alfred had purchased the adjoining block (Lot M1080 of Victoria Location 1935) [27]
Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s [53]
One of them, or their father, helped with the Carnamah Boy Scouts camp held in Carnamah in early September 1932 [5: 9-Sep-1932]
In about 1934 they purchased LIGHTFOOT & Son's 773 acre farm in Carnamah (Lot M1079 of Victoria Location 1937) [3]
The 1918 acres (Lots M1080 and M1081) was known as Boogabbie Farm and the 773 acre Lot M1079 as Lightfoots Farm [P30]
In May 1928 purchased a new McCormack Deering tractor from Carnamah agent Charles ROBERTSON [4: 19-May-1928]
In 1932 were the owners of a Dodge car with number plate CA-8 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
The local newspaper revealed on 29 Jun 1934 that goods had arrived for them at the Carnamah Railway Station [5: 29-Jun-1934]
Were telephone number Carnamah-11D in 1935 [60]
Between July and November 1935 sold 70 wethers, 91 lambs and 455 suckers through seven consignments at the Midland Market [5]
     The 70 wethers sold consisted of 34 sold at 22/10 per head and 45 sold at 12/1 per head [5: 18-Jul-1925, 9-Aug-1935, 25-Oct-1935]
     The 91 lambs sold consisted of 24 sold at 24/10, 1 at 18/-, 8 at 15/1, 2 at 13/-, 17 at 12/7, 10 at 11/4, 7 at 8/4, 22 at 7/1 [5]
     455 suckers consisted 26 at 18/10, 68 at 15/10, 43 at 15/4, 47 at 14/10, 45 at 14/1, 46 at 13/4, 70 at 11/4, 90 at 10/7, 21 at 9/1 [5]
     Sold the livestock variously through both Elder Smith & Co Ltd and Dalgety & Co Ltd [5: 20 & 27-Sep-1935; 1, 8, 15 & 22-Nov-1935]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of William B. SHERIDAN of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Sold two baconers for 56/6 per head through Westralian Farmers Ltd at the Midland Market on 5 February 1936 [5: 7-Feb-1936]
Purchased a new Dodge six sedan car in March 1936 [5: 20-Mar-1936]
Sold 41 lambs at 11/- per head through Dalgety & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 29 July 1936 [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Sold 86 sheep through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 23 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
     The sheep consisted of 16 suckers at 16/7, 39 suckers at 12/1, 15 wethers at 20/1, 3 ewes at 15/10, 13 hoggets at 13/1 per head [5]
Attended the Inaugural Sale of the North Midlands Stud Stockbreeders Association in Carnamah on 18 September 1936 [5: 2-Oct-1936]
     Purchased two Merino rams at 8 guineas each from the Wongyarra Stud operated by William A. T. SARGENT of Carnamah [5]
Sold 15 sheep at 13/1 per head through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 18 November 1936 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Purchased a McCormick Deering T20 Tractractor from Carnamah agent W. George MULLIGAN in March 1937 [5: 5-Mar-1937]
In 1938 purchased from NIVEN Bros 1192 acres near the Inering Estate (Lots M995 and M996 of Victoria Location 2022) [3]
Around 1942 had a "spacious and beautiful new home" built on their farm north east of Carnamah town [4]
Following Dick's death in 1949 Stan continued farming their properties in Carnamah [3]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hollingsworth Bros' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/hollingsworth-bros [sources]




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