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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

James Henry ADDICOAT

Born 6 March 1870 in Wallaroo, South Australia [55]
Son of William ADDICOAT and Phillis PENROSE [55]
Married Louisa NOBLE in 1897 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Engineer in Northam in partnership with James H. MATTHEWS, trading as "Addicoat & Matthews" in 1905 and 1906 [6]
Engineer in Northam in partnership with a Mr CLIFTON, trading as "Addicoat & Clifton" 1907-1918 [6]
     For a time they were Engineers and Coach Builders in Wellington Street, Northam and Motor Agents in Peel Terrace, Northam [6]
     In 1917 and 1918 they were the proprietors of a Motor Garage in Fitzgerald Street, Northam [6]
Resided at 49 Guildford Road in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley 1919-1923 [6]
Motor Mechanic at 493 Murray Street, Perth in 1921; and a Motor Mechanic at 397 Murray Street, Perth in 1922 [6]
Resided at 43 Guildford Road in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley 1924-1927 [6]
His sons trading as "Addicoat Bros" were Motor Engineers at 43 Guildford Road in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley 1925-1927 [6]
His son James H. ADDICOAT Jnr and Alfred J. MORT purchased 2,568 acres of virgin land in Carnamah on 18 January 1926 [27]
     On 30 October 1926 the contract to purchase the land was transferred into his name and those of his sons James and Francis [27]
     The 2,568 acres was Lot M1613 of Victoria Location 2023, situated on both the north and south sides of the Caron Road [27] [62]
     The land was purchased from the Midland Railway Company for £1,220/3/2 (9/6 per acre), payable by instalments [27]
On 10 June 1926 purchased 1,500 acres of adjoining virgin land in partnership with his sons James, Leo and Francis [27]
     The 1,500 acres was Lot M1644 of Victoria Location 2023, situated on the north side of the Caron Road [27] [62]
     The land was purchased from the Midland Railway Company for £750 (10/- per acre), payable by instalments over 15 years [27]
Farmer in Carnamah in partnership with his sons as "Addicoat & Sons" 1926-1932[3] [6] [27]
     His sons James H. ADDICOAT Jnr and Francis W. ADDICOAT resided on and farmed the property [19]
     Addicoat & Sons had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1929 [53]
     In 1931 they had P.O. Box 50 at the Carnamah Post Office [50]
He and his wife resided at 43 Guildford Road in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley until 1927 [6]
They then resided at 48 Venn Street in North Perth 1928-1930, and then on the farm in Carnamah in 1931 and 1932 [6] [19]
All of the farmland, both Lots M1613 and M1644, was transferred into just his and his son James' name on 31 October 1930 [27]
He and his son James sold their 4,068 acres of farmland in Carnamah to Maurice S. B. AUNGER on 26 July 1932 [3] [27]
Resided at 347 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth in 1933 [6]
Resided at 62 First Avenue in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley in 1934 and 1935[6]
In 1936 he and his wife were living on Eleventh Avenue in the Perth suburb of Maylands [50]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Maylands [2]
Father of Dorothy, Doris, James, Leo, Frank, Alma, Jean and Marjorie [15] [39: 24-Apr-1944]
Died 22 October 1944; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZB, 101)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James Henry Addicoat' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 July 2024 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/james-henry-addicoat-snr [reference list]




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