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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Len" Leonard Joseph HORNSBY

Born 3 March 1863 in Marion, South Australia [55]
Son of Joseph HORNSBY and Alice HOLMES [55]
Farmer in Wagin, Western Australia [44]
Purchased 470 acres of virgin land in Three Springs from the Midland Railway Company on 16 August 1910 [27]
The 470 acres was Lot M826 of Victoria Location 2020, which cost £399/10/- (17/- per acre) and was payable by instalments [27]
From 1911 to 1914 his 470 acres was presumably farmed by Frederick HORNSBY who'd purchased the adjacent two lots [27] [44]
Later also acquired the 491 acre Lot M819 of Victoria Location 2020 in Three Springs from John C. WALKER [27] [44]
Died 1934 [15]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Leonard Joseph Hornsby' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 June 2018 from  [ sources ]

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