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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Jack" John LAMPARD

Born 5 November 1885 in Apsley, Victoria, Australia [P147]
Son of William LAMPARD and Margaret ANDERSON [54]
Married Eliza Mabel Perry SMITH on 16 October 1911 in Dimboola, Victoria, Australia [P147]
Along with his wife and children left Victoria in 1921 and shifted to Western Australia [P147]
On 20 March 1922 signed a contract to purchase 920 acres of virgin land at Waddy Forest from the Midland Railway Company [27]
The 920 acres was Lot M1277 of Victoria Location 2023 and cost £828.5.10 (18/- per acre), payable by instalments over 15 years [27]
Farmer in Waddy Forest from 1922 [50]
During some of the 1920s, prior to definitive boundaries being set, his farm was regarded as being in Winchester [44]
Lived in a hut in the bush, from which his food was sometimes stolen, while clearing his farm with an axe [P129]
He grew his first crop of 120 acres in 1923 [9: 27-Jan-1928]
In 1927 he grew 500 acres of wheat, which yielded 17 bushels per acre, and another 50 acres of crop for hay [9: 27-Jan-1928]
Showed his brother-in-law Clarence O. BAKER of Weerup, Victoria prospective land to buy in Winchester in about 1929 [P129]
He was one of 98 people from the Coorow district who signed a petition in 1929 for a local hotel license to be granted [39: 6-Feb-1929]
In 1929 his brother-in-laws Clarence O. BAKER and Howard H. CHAPPEL both left Victoria and settled on land in Winchester [P129]
He and his wife were the recipients of a Surprise Party on 24 May 1930, when 50 locals visited them at their home [4: 31-May-1930]
His wife organised a Bazaar which was held on 20 September 1930 in the Coorow Hall in aid of hospital funds [4: 4-Oct-1930]
They hosted a kitchen tea at their home for Mary MORCOMBE and sixty guests on Saturday 11 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
A thunderstorm started a fire on his farm in December 1930 and shortly afterwards was extinguished by a shower of rain [4: 20-Dec-1930]
Won 1st prize for a Border Leicester Ram in the Sheep section of Coorow-Waddy's First Agricultural Show in 1932 [5: 16-Sep-1932]
From 1927-28 he owned a Chevrolet truck with number-plate CA-235 licensed with the Carnamah District Road Board [325]
     Four years later, in 1932, he still owned the Chev truck with CA-235 and also an Essex car with number-plate CA-43 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
At the second annual Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1933 he won 2nd prize for a Border Leicester Ram [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Received the highest price for lambs sold at the Lamb Market in late June 1934[5: 6-Jul-1934]
Accompanied by his daughter he drove to Perth on Monday 30 July 1934 to attend a horse sale [5: 3-Aug-1934]
Exhibited in the Grain & Fodder and Sheep section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 30 August 1934 [5: 7-Sep-1934]
     Received 1st prize for Green Wheat for Hay and 2nd prizes for Border Leicester Ram and Three Lambs Suitable for Export [5]
With his wife, departed Coorow on Thursday 8 January 1935 for a holiday trip to Perth and Denmark [4: 11-Jan-1936]
During the May 1935 school holiday his nieces Kitty and Hazel CHAPPEL of Winchester visited them in Waddy Forest [5: 17-May-1935]
Committee Member of the Coorow Golf Club 1935-1937, and Captain in 1937 [5: 17-May-1935, 27-Mar-1936, 16-Apr-1937]
Attended the Official Opening of the Coorow Golf Club's golf course in Coorow on Sunday 23 June 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]
Won 1st for Green Oats for Hay and 2nd for Brown Oats and Oaten Hay at the 1935 Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show [5: 13-Sep-1935]
Came 2nd in the Old Buffers Race at the Athletic Sports Meeting at Maley Park in Coorow on Wednesday 1 January 1936 [5: 3-Jan-1936]
Attended the 25th Wedding Anniversary of Malcolm L. and Irene S. PATTON in Waddy Forest on 1 April 1936 [5: 3-Apr-1936]
Returned the best score off stick at the Carnamah Golf Club's largely attended Opening Day on Sunday 26 April 1936 [5: 1-May-1936]
His parents spent time staying with himself in Waddy Forest and his sisters in Winchester and Carnamah in 1936 [5: 22-May-1936]
     They left for South Australia in mid May 1936 to visit more relatives, and then returned to their home in Jeparit, Victoria [5]
Attended the Coorow Golf Club's Opening Day for the 1936 season in Coorow on Sunday 17 May 1936 [5: 22-May-1936]
Sold a chopper pig for £1/19/6 through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 8 July 1936 [5: 10-Jul-1936]
Financial Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society in 1936 [150]
Won 1st prize for male White Turkey in the Poultry section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Attended Roy M. PATTON's birthday at the dam on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest on Sunday 8 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
Master of Ceremonies at the Coorow Rifle Club's Annual Ball at the Coorow Hall on Saturday 28 November 1936 [5: 4-Dec-1936]
After their son returned from his holiday, himself and his wife motored to Perth on Wednesday 20 January 1937 [5: 22-Jan-1937]
Attended and competed at the Carnamah Golf Club's Season Opening at Centenary Park in Carnamah on 2 May 1937 [5: 7-May-1937]
Sold one chopper at 83/6 through elder Smith & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on Wednesday 26 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Attended the Silver Wedding Anniversary of Guy & Maude GREENWOOD at Manell Farm in Waddy on 1 June 1937 [5: 4-Jun-1937]
Attended the Surprise Linen Tea for Miss Mary E. GREENWOOD at Maryland Farm in Waddy Forest on 22 July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
In August 1937 Miss Nancy JOHNSON of Perth spent a holiday staying with himself and his wife in Waddy Forest [4: 7-Aug-1937]
Attended Albert E. MILES and Mary E. GREENWOOD's wedding breakfast at the Coorow Hotel on 18 August 1937 [5: 20-Aug-1937]
Exhibited in the Sheep, Poultry and Grain & Fodder sections of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1937 [5: 10-Sep-1937]
     Awarded 1st prizes for Oaten Chaff, Oaten Hay and Muscovy Duck [5]
     Received 2nd prizes for Muscovy Drake, Green Oats for Hay and Three Fat First Cross Lambs in the wool [5]
Sold one bale of wool through Westralian Farmers Ltd at the Wool Sale in Perth on 13 September 1937 at 14¾ per pound [5: 17-Sep-1937]
He was made a Life Member of the Coorow Golf Club on 28 March 1951 [4: 7-Apr-1951]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [2]
Brother of Mrs "Bess" Bertha CHAPPEL of Winchester and Mrs Margaret BAKER of Winchester and Carnamah [P147]
Father of Benjamin and Agnes [P147]
Died 26 October 1955; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, B, 103) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Lampard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from [reference list]

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