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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Les" Leslie Thomas LUCAS

Born 1926 [15]
Son of Frank LUCAS and Florence Isabella Matilda PEARSALL [P191]
Arrived in Carnamah with his mother and brothers in June 1923 [7: page 67]
Resided with his parents on Floradale Farm on the Inering Estate in Carnamah [P191]
Student at the Inering State School on the Inering Estate in Carnamah [276] [278]
Came 2nd in the 4 to 6 years Boys Running Race at the Inering Picnic on BATTY's Farm on Sunday 7 September 1930 [4: 20-Sep-1930]
Received 2nd prizes for Handwork and a Crayon Drawing at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
At the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1934 won 2nd prize for a Crayon Drawing  and 4th prize for a Flowering Pot Plant [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Won 2nd prize for a Pencil Drawing in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club 1944-1946 [0: images 04389, 04569]
Purchased 1,523 acres of farmland in Carnamah from the Midland Railway Company for £190/7/6 on 19 February 1946 [27]
The 1,523 acres consisted of Lots M1027 and M1028 of Victoria Location 1935 on Back Inering Road in Carnamah [27]
Farmer in Carnamah 1946-1971 [6] [19]
His postal address was P.O. Box 79 at the Carnamah Post Office [84]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1946-1958 [13]
Wrote to the Education Department to see if he could purchase the white enamel bath from the closed down Inering State School [276]
Steward of the Wool section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1947 [13]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 21 November 1947 - was Worshipful Master in 1975 [96] [153]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1950 - played for Carnamah Country [0: image 04524]
Married Pamela Violet RICE [7: page 68]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1952-1969 [58]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club 1956-1958 [4: 3-Aug-1956, 11-Jul-1958]
Obtained the telephone in 1956 - was telephone number Carnamah-50S in 1956 and 1957 [60]
In 1958 his telephone number changed from Carnamah-50S to Carnamah-90U [60]
Sold his salt block in Carnamah to Lindsay R. SMITH in February of 1971 [P220]
Father of Kevin, Dee and Robyn [45]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Leslie Thomas Lucas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/leslie-thomas-lucas [reference list]




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