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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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MANNERS & LEAKE

Purchased Jack CAMPBELL's garage in March 1926 and opened a "Ford Agency and Service Station" [9: 2-Apr-1926]
In May 1926 had plans to install a petrol pump and build a new garage [9: 7-May-1926]
From their garage they ran a Ford Service Station that serviced cars, trucks and tractors [4: 7-Aug-1926]
They also sold complete stocks of petrol, oils, tyres and spare parts [4: 7-Aug-1926]
In August 1926 they gave their telephone number as Carnamah-3 (which was the number of the Carnamah Hotel) [4: 7-Aug-1926]
Later in 1926 they had the telephone connected to their garage - which became telephone number Carnamah-19 [60]
Advertised their business in The Irwin Index newspaper "The Garage With a Reputation - All Work Done by Expert Service" [4]
Listed in the telephone directory under I. L. LEAKE "Ford Dealer & Garage" [60]
Their garage was listed in the May 1927 telephone directory however had been removed by November 1927 [60]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Manners & Leake' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/manners-and-leake [reference list]




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