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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Owen Penrhyn RANDELL

Born 22 April 1899 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of Ernest Arthur RANDELL and Elizabeth HALLIDAY [15]
Farmer in Gunyidi 1921-1968 [19]
Initially listed as the farmer of Meelyah Farm and later as the farmer of Chiarcona Farm [19]
He and his brother Vernon owned in partnership as "Randell Bros" 3,973 acres of farmland in Gunyidi [3]
Their 3,973 acres of Gunyidi farmland consisted of Victoria Locations 7351, 5653, 3307, 7099, 7100 and 7124 [3]
Played in the Moora Cricket Association's cricket team at Country Week Cricket in Perth in March 1921 [10: 4-Mar-1921]
In 1927-28 Randell Bros owned a Ford truck licenced with the Carnamah District Road Board with number-plate CA-157 [325]
Member of the East Marchagee Cricket Club in 1927-28 [9: 27-Jan-1928]
Member of the Marchagee Cricket Club in 1928-29 [4: 2-Feb-1929]
Member of the Gunyidi-Marchagee Cricket Club in 1930-31 [4: 13-Dec-1930]
Married Bernice Louise HIGGS in Perth in 1932 [66]
In 1932 had licensed with the Carnamah District Road Board a Chevrolet car with license plate CA-65 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
Committee Member of the Sports organised for the opening of the East Marchagee Hall on Saturday 11 November 1933 [5: 17-Nov-1933]
In 1936 the farm of "Randell Bros" in Gunyidi was leased to Francesco VANZETTI [5: 20-Mar-1936]
Private W72071 in Coorow's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Parkerville [2]
Died 18 July 1970; memorised at Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Padbury WA (Cassia Court, Niche Wall, W15, 30) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Owen Penrhyn Randell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/owen-penrhyn-randell [reference list]




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