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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

John Ernest CHAPMAN

Born 13 December 1930 in Carnamah, Western Australia [P344]
Son of Walter CHAPMAN and Ida Violet INMAN [P344]
Resided with his parents and later with his wife and children on Glenisla Farm on the Billeroo Road in Winchester 1930-1962 [P344]
Farmer of Glenisla Farm in Winchester in partnership with his father as "W. & J. R. Chapman" [3] [60]
He was at least part owner in the 1,778 acre farm, which consisted of Lots M1086 and M1091 of Victoria Location 1938 [3] [61]
When he took over most of the running of the farm his parents left and shifted to a small property in Lesmurdie [P344]
The farm was telephone number Carnamah-12R until 1960 and then telephone number Carnamah East 222 [60]
Husband of Thea [14]
Father of David, Glenys, Carolyn and Helen [14]
Died 15 August 1962 at the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth; buried Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row Q, Plot 14) [1]
Following his death Glenisla Farm in Winchester was run by his father until being sold to James A. WHITE in 1964 [3] [60] [P344]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 20 December 1930:
"On Saturday last a bonnie son was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. Chapman, of Winchester."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Ernest Chapman' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 July 2024 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-ernest-chapman [reference list]




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