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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Lyell Cecil DORRINGTON

Born 1899 in Nhill, Victoria, Australia [24] [54]
Son of Albert Edward DORRINGTON and Annie Louisa WILKEY [54]
Married Nellie Evelyn Alice DUTHIE in 1926 in Victoria, Australia [54]
Manager for Angus MCINTOSH of the Inering Homestead Farm on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1931-1933 [5: 2-Feb-1934] [19] [53]
In 1932 was the owner of a Chevrolet car with license plate CA-111 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1932 [53]
Paid two 10/- Vermin Bonuses by the Carnamah District Road Board in 1933 for helping to control vermin by killing two foxes [300]
He placed a small notice headed "Wanted" in The North Midland Times newspaper on Friday 2 February 1934 [5]
     "Married man wants farm work of any description. Thoroughly experienced in sheep and horses. [5]
       Manager of Inering homestead for three years. Apply L. Dorrington, Carnamah." [5: 2-Feb-1934]
Labourer in Yandanooka in 1936 [19]
Sharefarmer in Yandanooka in 1939 [50]
At one time managed a property on the Midlands Road, about two miles south of Yandanooka Siding [P2]
Labourer in Three Springs 1948-1965 [19]
By 1972 he had retired and was living in Williamson Street, Three Springs [24]
Passed away at the age of 73 years at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [24]
Father of Neil and Dawn [P2]
Died 23 February 1972 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Methodist, Plot 56) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lyell Cecil Dorrington' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/lyell-cecil-dorrington [sources]




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