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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

John Anthony AIREY

Born 24 January 1896 in Manchester, Lancashire, England [20] [21] [410]
Son of brass finisher William Henry AIREY and Ellen KILGOUR [20] [21]
He was one of at least seven children with elder siblings Maria and William, and younger siblings Nellie, Ivy, Alice and Albert [20]
Baptised on 5 February 1896 at Saint Luke's Church at Miles Platting in Manchester [410]
He was living with his parents and then three siblings at 3 Ashcroft Street in North Manchester, Lancashire in 1901 [20]
In 1911 he was living with his parents and six siblings at 105 Doidge Road in Erdington, Warwickshire, England [20]
Milling Machine Hand in 1911, while his sister Maria was a Stator Winder and his brother William an Electric Transformer [20]
He departed London, England on the steamship Hobsons Bay on 27 February 1922 destined for Fremantle, Western Australia [203]
In 1925 he was working as a Motor Mechanic and living at 15 Fairfield Street in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn [50]
Married "Netta" Marie Antoinette STOCKS nee DE BEER in Perth in 1927 [66]
He had worked in England as a Fitter and in 1930 was a Motor Mechanic in Carnamah [19] [203]
From 1927 until 1930 his wife resided in Winchester, where her mother and stepfather were the farmer of Heppleholme Farm [19]
In 1936 he was working as an Engine Driver and living with his wife at 6 Turner Street in Kalgoorlie [50]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Yokine [2]
Died 18 December 1971; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, Lawn 6, Q13) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Anthony Airey' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-anthony-airey [sources]




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