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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

John Blyth CLARK

Born 1865 in Braughing, Hertfordshire, England [20] [21]
Son of James CLARK and Mary WYMAN [20] [21]
Grew up with parents, brother Francis and sister Alice living at Fir Grove Lodge in Braughing, Hertfordshire, England [20]
His father was the farmer of the 300 acre Rotten Row Farm in Braughing[20]
Married Maidie Emmeline FIDLER in 1889 in London, England [21]
Farmer in Braughing, Hertfordshire, England [20]
In 1891 they were living at Fir Grove Lodge in Braughing, and in 1901 they were on Ferguson Farm in Braughing [20]
Their eldest son George passed away in 1906 at the age of 16 years [20]
Departed London with his wife and children on the Australind and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 4 November 1911 [70]
Market Gardener of Moonee Valley in Gingin 1913-1916 [30: item 1967769] [50]
Later in 1916 resided briefly at Hope Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe and then at Wellington Street in Cottesloe [30] [50]
Traveller of Wellington Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe 1916-1924 [6] [30: item 1967573] [50]
Contractor of 3 Otway Street in the Perth suburb of Swanbourne 1925-1941 [6] [50]
In November 1936 himself and his son-in-law Robert G. QUARMBY holidayed in Carnamah staying with his son Roger [5: 13-Nov-1936]
His wife passed away at the age of 77 years on 24 May 1941 and was cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth [2]
Resided in Carnamah in 1943 [19]
Believed to have left Perth and shifted to Carnamah after the bombing of Darwin during the Second World War [--]
His sons Roger and Maurice farmed in Carnamah and his daughter Kathleen was married to Carnamah farmer George CATTO [19]
His daughter Mrs E. Nora QUARMBY and her children also resided in Carnamah during a portion of the Second World War [5] [19]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Swanbourne [2]
Father of George Geoffrey, Dorothy Marguerite, Roger Wyman, Maurice Boyton, Kathleen Flora, James & Emmeline Nora [20] [21] [70]
Died 6 April 1955; memorialised at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, A, 90) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Blyth Clark' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-blyth-clark [sources]




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