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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Colin" Leonard Colin STONE

Born 14 August 1913 in Bayswater, Western Australia [16]
Son of Victor Douglas STONE and Ella Mary MOORE [16] [66]
Left school and worked for an uncle who was a hairdresser to help support his mother and two siblings [P121]
Hairdresser for John A. KENNY at Mackie's Buildings, 19 Macpherson Street, Carnamah 1932-1934 [5: 8-Dec-1934, 13-Dec-1935] [6]
In early October 1934 he opened his own Hairdressing Saloon and Tobacconist Shop at Nind's Buildings in Carnamah [5: 5 & 12-Oct-1934]
     Nind's Buildings were at 27 Macpherson Street, on the north east corner of Niven Crescent and Macpherson Street [--]     
     Undertook gents and ladies hairdressing, including coiffure, bobbing, shingling, marcel waving, shampooing and setting [4: 8-Dec-1934]
     Visited the town of Coorow to do hairdressing every Wednesday afternoon [5: 12-Oct-1934]
     Advertised his hairdressing business in the local North Midland Times newspaper [5: 1-Feb-1935]
     Local distributor for the Charities Consultations lottery, his clients winning a prize in eight consecutive draws in 1935 [5: 29-Mar-1935]
     From October 1935 he was a sub-agent for Malvern Star cycles through district agent Alexander R. G. BARR of Three Springs [5]
     On becoming a sub-agent for Malvern Star cycles he had a "Stock Model Machine" at his shop in Carnamah [5: 18-Oct-1935]
Resided at Chitter and Flo BROWN's boarding house "Carnamah Hostel" at 13-15 Caron Street, Carnamah [P225]
He assisted freely with local activities and took an active and prominent part in the sporting and social bodies in Carnamah [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Left Carnamah and shifted to Three Springs in early December 1935 [5: 13-Dec-1935]
     Hairdresser employed by "Mick" Clifford F. COFFEY in Three Springs in late 1935 and 1936 [5: 13-Dec-1935]
     Commenced his hairdressing duties in Three Springs on Wednesday 11 December 1935 [5: 13-Dec-1935]
     In 1936 he was living on Touche Street in the Three Springs townsite [50]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1932-33 and 1934-35 [4: 4-Mar-1933, 22-Mar-1935]
Competitor in John A. KENNY's Billiard Tournament conducted within Mackie's Buildings in Carnamah in 1933 [5: 26-May-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club 1933-1935 - was Secretary in 1935 [4: 15-Sep-1934] [5: 2-Jun-1933, 19-Apr-1935]
Assistant Secretary of the Carnamah Football Club during the second half of 1933 and in 1934 [5: 21-Jul-1933, 20-Apr-1934]
Part of a humorous ballet which performed at the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Inaugural Secretary of the Carnamah Town Band on its inception in October 1933[5: 13-Oct-1933]
Attended the House Party at Tom and Marjorie PARKIN's home in Carnamah on Friday 13 October 1933 [5: 20-Oct-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1933-34 and 1935-36 [4: 16-Dec-1933] [5: 12-Jan-1934, 18-Oct-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club 1933-1935 [4: 29-Dec-1934] [5: 16-Jun-1933, 5-Apr-1935]
Travelled down to Perth for the Christmas break in December 1933 and then returned to Carnamah [5: 18-Aug-1933]
With Geo BREWER, Norm REYNOLDS, Harold HARVEY & Jack MCLEAN spent two days in Dongara in January 1934 [5: 2-Feb-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Attended the Farewell Social to Miss Doris MCLEAN at BERRIGAN's home in Carnamah on Wednesday 11 April 1934 [5: 13-Apr-1934]
His mother arrived in Carnamah on 14 April 1934 to spend a fortnight with him before returning to her home in Bayswater [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Himself and his mother attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
He sounded "The Last Post" at the Anzac Service at the Carnamah War Memorial on Wednesday 25 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended Emily H. TURNER's 21st Birthday at Karragee Farm in Carnamah on Tuesday 8 May 1934 [5: 11-May-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Attended the Inering School Dance held at the Carnamah Hall to raise money for books on Saturday 21 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Tendered a 21st Birthday Party hosted by Mrs Florence E. BREWER at the Carnamah Hotel on 11 August 1934 [5: 17-Aug-1934]
About 30 friends attended the party, which was also held to celebrate the birthdays of Lou OLDFIELD and George BREWER [5]
Inmate of the Carnamah Private Hospital for a period of December 1934, having underwent an operation for appendicitis [4: 15-Dec-1934]
Competed in the Three Springs verses Carnamah billiard contest held in Three Springs on Thursday 14 February 1935 [5: 15-Feb-1935]
Attended the Surprise Party given to John and Doris MCLEAN at their home in Carnamah on Wednesday 3 April 1935 [5: 5-Apr-1935]
Came 2nd in the Sheffield Handicap race at the R.S.L. Sports Meeting in Carnamah on Easter Monday 22 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Sounded the Last Post at the Anzac Day Commemoration Service at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 25 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Donated a trophy to the Carnamah Golf Club in 1935, which was won by Harold N. HARVEY [5: 1-Nov-1935]
With ticket number 116 came 2nd in the Carnamah Tennis Club's raffle in September 1935, which was a £2/15/- racket [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Attended the Annual General Meeting of the Carnamah Cricket Club on Monday evening 23 September 1935 [5: 4-Oct-1935]
With Dulcie FOWLER won the monte carlo dance at the Coorow Rifle Club's Grand Ball on Saturday 26 October 1935 [5: 1-Nov-1935]
Donated a trophy to the Carnamah Cricket Club for their player who took the most catches in the 1935-36 season [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Resigned as Secretary of the Carnamah Football Club at a general meeting at the Carnamah Hotel on 19 December 1935 [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Member of the Arrino Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 13-Dec-1935, 8-May-1936]
Competitor in the Parkinson Tennis Club's Tennis Tournament held in Carnamah on New Years Day 1 January 1936 [5: 3-Jan-1936]
Attended the 21st birthday for Josie FITZGERALD at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs on 20 March 1936 [5: 27-Mar-1936]
He was a passenger in Alex BARR's car to Perth one night in April 1936 when an owl smashed through the windscreen [5: 24-Apr-1936]
In 1936 obtained a clearance form the North Midlands Football Association to transfer from Carnamah to Three Springs [5: 15-May-1936]
Social Committee Member of the Three Springs Football Club in 1936 [5: 8-May-1936]
Winner of the Billiard Tournament held in Three Springs in May 1936 to raise funds for the Hospital in Three Springs [5: 8 & 22-May-1936]
Supplied the musical extras at the Three Springs Anglican Church's Annual Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 25 June 1936 [5: 3-Jul-1936]
Left Three Springs during the first week of October 1936 and shifted to Perth[5: 2-Oct-1936]
He continued to work as a Hairdresser in Perth [P121]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Bayswater prior to enlisting to serve in the Australian Army on 20 November 1941 [16]
     Private WX17722 in the Australian Army's 5 Independent Company in New Guinea during the Second World War [16] [P121]
     He was invalided back to Australia suffering from Malaria, after which he spent a year at the Northam Hospital in Northam [P121]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 23 November 1944 [16]
Miss Olive M. CONNOLLY visited him once a week at the hospital in Northam, and after six months he asked her to marry him [P121]
     He was briefly released from hospital for their marriage ceremony, which took place in Arrino [P121] in 1942 [66]
After being released from hospital he started his own hairdressing business in the then just completed Ahern's Arcade in Perth [P121]
Later left Perth and shifted with his wife to Dongara where they owned and ran a piggery and tomato farm [P121]
Formed a local orchestra in Dongara - with himself on the cornet, his wife on the drums and Peter BEATON on the piano [P121]
Resided in Dongara until his death in 1961 [P121]
Died 26 February 1961 in Geraldton; buried Dongara Cemetery, Dongara WA (Old Anglican, Plot 97) [132]


"Colin" Leonard Colin STONE was one of the suppliers of music at the following local events:
Played the cornet at the Oddfellows dance held in the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 July 1932 [5: 8-Jul-1932]
Played the cornet at the Grand Ball of the North Midlands Popular Girl Competition held in Carnamah on 28 July 1932 [5: 5-Aug-1932]
     Accompanied by Mrs Maggie WELLS on the piano, Tom PARKIN on the drums and Miss Edna MURRAY on the flute [5]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Annual Ball held in the Town Hall on 6 August 1932 [5: 19-Aug-1932]
Played the cornet at the Dance & Bride Party held at AUNGER's home in East Carnamah on 8 October 1932 [5: 21-Oct-1932]
Played the cornet at the social evening tendered to Nell NORTHEY at the Winchester School on Saturday 29 June 1933 [5: 7-Jul-1933]
Provider of music at the social tendered to recently married Brian and Gerda STACY at the Carnamah Hall on 1 July 1933 [5: 7-Jul-1933]
Supplier of music at the Anglican Church Ball at the Three Springs Hall during the third week of July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Supplier of music at the Carnamah Basketball Club's Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 29 July 1933 [5: 4-Aug-1933]
Assisted with the supplying of music at the Anglican Church Bazaar held in Carnamah on Saturday 12 August 1933 [5: 18-Aug-1933]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 September 1933 [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Supplier of music at the Town Band Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 October 1933 [5: 3-Nov-1933]
Performed a cornet solo at the Carnamah Presbyterian Church's Fete and Concert on Thursday 2 November 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Played "The Last Post" and "Reveille" at the Armistice Day Observance at the Carnamah Hall on 11 November 1933 [5: 17-Nov-1933]
Performed cornet solos at the Carnamah Repertory Club's Second Concert on Thursday 30 November 1933 [5: 1-Dec-1933]
Supplier of music at the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
One of four suppliers of music at the Church of England's New Year's Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Supplier of music at the Miscellaneous Tea held in Carnamah for Miss Daphne STEPHENS on Thursday 4 January 1934 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Supplier of music for dancing at the Farewell to Miss Gladys DIXON at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 22 March 1934 [5: 30-Mar-1934]
Part of the five piece orchestra that performed at the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance in Carnamah on 14 April 1934 [5: 13-Apr-1934]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Golf Club's Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Part of the orchestra that performed at the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Opening Ball in Carnamah on 12 May 1934 [5: 18-May-1934]
Dispenser of music at the Roman Catholic Church's Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 26 May 1934 [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Supplier of music at the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall in aid of the Institute for the Blind on Saturday 18 August 1934 [5: 24-Aug-1934]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Football Club's Benefit Dance for Kevin CLARKE on Saturday 29 September 1934 [5: 5-Oct-1934]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Played the cornet at the Back to Childhood & Nursery Rhyme Ball held in Three Springs on Tuesday 6 November 1934 [5: 9-Nov-1934]
Supplier of music at the Valedictory to Jack HODKKISS and the BICKELL family in Three Springs on 21 January 1935 [5: 25-Jan-1935]
Supplier of music at the Burns Night Celebrations held at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 25 January 1935 [5: 1-Feb-1935]
Played the cornet at the Farewell Social held at the Carnamah Hall for Brian and Gerda STACY on 16 March 1935 [5: 22-Mar-1935]
Played the cornet at the Grand Ball after the Saint Patrick's Day Picnic & Sports in Three Springs on 18 March 1935 [5: 22-Mar-1935]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 March 1935 [5: 5-Apr-1935]
Played the cornet at the North Midlands District Hospital Ball at the Three Springs Hall on Easter Monday 22 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
     Played as part of Coffey's Orchestra which consisted of himself, Frank ARNDT, Colin CALDOW, and Rene & Mick COFFEY [5]
Travelled to Marchagee and played the cornet at the dance held in the Marchagee Hall on Saturday 20 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
     Accompanied by fellow Carnamah musicians Maggie WELLS (piano), Amy DYKE (violin) and Tom PARKIN (drums) [5]
Played the trumpet at the Benefit Dance in aid of Alec JONES at the Coorow Hall on Saturday evening 4 May 1935 [5: 10-May-1935]
Played the cornet at the Farewell tendered to Herbert E. HELLEWELL at the Carnamah Hall on Tuesday 28 May 1935 [5: 31-May-1935]
Played the cornet at the Coorow Football Club's Annual Ball held at the Coorow Hall on Saturday 1 June 1935 [5: 7-Jun-1935]
Part of Coffey's Orchestra which supplied the music at the Arrino Tennis Club's Annual Ball on Tuesday 25 June 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]
Supplier of music at the Carnamah Football Club's Opening Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 29 June 1935 [5: 5-Jul-1935]
Played the cornet at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's Ball at the Three Springs Hall on Thursday 4 July 1935 [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Sporting Clubs' Grand Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 13 July 1935 [5: 19-Jul-1935]
Member of Coffey's Orchestra which played at the Three Springs Football Club's Dance held on Thursday 18 July 1935 [5: 26-Jul-1935]
     On this occasion the orchestra also contained Mrs Rene COFFEY (piano), Mick COFFEY (drums) and Frank ARDNT (violin) [5]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Golf Club's Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 August 1935 [5: 9-Aug-1935]
Supplier of music at the Miscellaneous Evening to John and Veronica MCGOWAN in Carnamah on 10 August 1935 [5: 16-Aug-1935]
Played the cornet at the Anglican Church Ball held at the Coorow Hall on Saturday evening 17 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Played the cornet at the Ball following the Wheatgrowers Union's Annual Picnic in Three Springs on 21 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Show Ball on Thursday 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Played the cornet at the Coorow Football Club's Wind-Up Ball at the Coorow Hall on Saturday 21 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Gratuitously played the cornet at the W.A. Blind Appeal Concert & Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 28 September 1935 [5: 4-Oct-1935]
Played the cornet at the Three Springs Golf Club's Annual Ball at the Three Springs Hall on Wednesday 2 October 1935 [5: 4-Oct-1935]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Golf Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 24 October 1935 [5: 1-Nov-1935]
Played the cornet at the Coorow Rifle Club's Grand Ball held at the Coorow Hall on Saturday 26 October 1935 [5: 1-Nov-1935]
Played the cornet at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Sounded the Last Post at the Armistice Day commemoration service at the Carnamah Hall on Sunday 10 November 1935 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Girls Club's Masquerade Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 7 December 1935 [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Played the cornet at the Carnamah Anglican Church's New Year's Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 31 December 1935 [5: 3-Jan-1936]
Played the cornet at the Three Springs C.W.A. Younger Set's Leap Year Ball in Three Springs on 21 February 1936 [5: 6-Mar-1936]
     He was part of Coffey's Orchestra along with Mick COFFEY (drums), Mrs Rene COFFEY (piano), and Frank ARNDT (violin) [5]
Played the cornet at the North Midlands District Hospital's Annual Ball in Three Springs on Easter Monday 13 April 1936 [5: 17-Apr-1936]
Sounded the "Last Post" and "Reveille" at the Carnamah War Memorial on Anzac Day Saturday 25 April 1936 [5: 1-May-1936]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Leonard Colin Stone' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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