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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

O'GRADY BROS

Farmers in Carnamah 1929-1937 [4: 23-Nov-1929] [6]
Sons of "Darby" Standish Darby O'GRADY and Alice Maud DALE [15] [19]
Farmed their father's 1,526 acre farm (Lot M1211 of Victoria Location 1938, and Lot M1466 of Victoria Location 2023) [27]
In November 1929 they purchased a new Fordson tractor from Carnamah dealer Rupert LAFFAN [4: 23-Nov-1929]
They had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1929 [53]
At the Midland Market in 1935 they sold 27 wethers at 15/1, 152 wethers at 14/3 and 11 lambs at 18/8 per head [5: 29-Nov-1935, 6-Dec-1935]
They sold two bales of wool at 12¾d. per pound through Dalgety & Co Ltd at the Perth Wool Sale on 5 October 1936 [5: 16-Oct-1936]
They sold 37 wethers at 13/1 per head through Dalgety & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on 11 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
Sold 32 ewes at 21/4 and 2 lambs at 14/10 through Dalgety & Co Ltd at the Midland Market on 6 January 1937 [5: 8-Jan-1937]
The farm remained in the name of their father's estate until 1939 and was then transferred to the name of O'Grady Bros [3]
In 1948 they sold the farm to brothers Frederick R. S. COLE and Gordon COLE of Carnamah [3]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'O'Grady Bros' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ogrady-bros [sources]




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