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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Laurie" Lawrence Alexander Richard BRYANT

Born 15 June 1893 in Cavendish, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of Richard John BRYANT and Mary Jane HONGSIP [54]
Married "Ella" Eleanor Wylde PIERCY on 12 October 1921 ay Saint Mary's Church on Colin Street in West Perth [39: 5-Nov-1921]
Farmer of Lilyvale Farm in Coorow, Western Australia 1920-1924 [19] [44] [39: 5-Nov-1921]
     Owned and farmed 3,523 acres of farmland in Coorow in partnership with John Roy LONGMORE [44]
     Their 3,523 acres were Victoria Locations 2732, 2927, 2997, 3058, 3059, 3350, 3351, 3355, 3370, 3483, 3500, 3502 and 5464 [44]
     They purchased from Joseph GOODHILL of Coorow an old windmill that originally stood on Lot M970 in Coorow [34]
He and John Roy LONGMORE were also partners in racehorses [10]
     For at least some of the year 1920 they leased the horse named Turipa from  A. Hamlet JONES of Coorow [10: 1-Oct-1920]
     With Turipa won the Picnic Handicap and came 3rd in the Flying Handicap at the Carnamah Picnic Races on 16 September 1920 [10]
     Their horse Golden Spur won the Moora Handicap race at the Moora Races on 15 March 1921 [10: 4 & 18-Mar-1921]
     Golden Spur was a starter in the Carnamah Stakes at the Carnamah Races on Easter Monday 28 March 1921 [10: 1-Apr-1921]
In 1924 he had the registered horse and cattle firebrand of YV0 while he and his farming partner had B4C [80: 28-Oct-1925]
     Their address for the joint brand was "Bonham's Farm, Coorow" which they may have also farmed or lived on [80: 28-Oct-1925]
By late 1924 he and his wife had left Coorow and were living in Popayinning [39: 19-Dec-1924]
     What had been his farm in Coorow was owned partly by Edward P. TYLER and partly by Baxter D. BOTHE by 1932 [3]
In 1925 he was working as an Agent and was living at 35 Murray Street in Perth [50]
Farmer in Quairading 1927-1943 [6] [50]
Farmer in Bullsbrook in 1949 [50]
In 1958 he and his wife were living at 86 Moulden Avenue in the Perth suburb of Mount Yokine [50]
He was living at 36 Forrest Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe in 1963 [50]
Later resided in the southern coastal Perth suburb of Safety Bay [2] [16]
Died 28 March 1966; ashes scatted to the wind at the Fremantle Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Palmyra [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lawrence Alexander Richard Bryant' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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