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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Monty" Montague Robert GRANT

Born 19 February 1929 [77]
Son of "Bob" Robert William GRANT and "Millie" Mildred Maud PARKIN [P18]
Resided with his parents on Woodlyn Farm in Perenjori in 1929 and 1930[19] [77]
Resided with his parents in Carnamah 1933-1937 [4: 2-Dec-1933] [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Performed in the children's Elocution Concert held in Carnamah on Thursday 27 July 1933 [5: 4-Aug-1933]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 23 November 1933, dressed as "Prince Charming" [5: 24-Nov-1933]
Student at the Carnamah State School in 1935 [7: page 87]
Won a 1st prize for Cane & Raffia Work and 2nd for Writing at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 as an "Early Victorian" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Once again won a 1st prize for Cane & Raffia Work in the Educational section at the 1936 Carnamah Agricultural Show [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Came 3rd in the 7 Years Boys Running Race at the Inter-School Sports held in Carnamah on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Best Dressed 6-10 Year Boy as a "Cowboy" at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah on 14 November 1936 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Left Carnamah and shifted to Perth with his parents on Tuesday 16 February 1937[5: 19-Feb-1937]
Later worked as an Architect, shifted to Canada, married a Canadian and had a number of sons [P198]
His wife predeceased him and he shifted back to Western Australia [P198]
Resided of late in South Perth [2]
Died 15 October 1992; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Montague Robert Grant' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 28 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/montague-robert-grant [sources]




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