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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Peter Joseph LYNCH

Born 9 June 1910 in Perth, Western Australia [15] [187]
Son of Philip LUNCH and Sarah MCENROE [201]
Resided with his parents on Shamrock Farm in Three Springs 1910-1914 [19]
Following the death of his mother he lived with his aunt's sister Mrs Mary O'BRIEN in North Perth 1914-1920 [201]
Boarding Student at Saint Ildephonsus College in New Norcia from 5 February 1924 until December 1925 [187]
Farmhand on his uncle Senator Patrick J. LYNCH's Mount Leonora Farm in Three Springs in 1927 [187]
In 1927 joined his brother Thomas A. LYNCH on land in Hyden that had been taken up by their uncle in 1922 [201]
Farmer in Hyden 1927-1972 [201]
During the depression worked on the Kalgoorlie-Boulder goldfields with his cousin Jack HYNES before returning to Hyden [201]
Among the places they worked on the goldfields were the Boulder Power House and at the Great Boulder Mine [201]
Farmer of Koolami Farm in Hyden [201]
Married Ina May SCALLY in Narrogin on 14 September 1938 [138]
Left Hyden upon his retirement in 1972 and shifted to Corrigin [201]
Father of Maureen, John and Michael [201]
Died 28 June 1994; buried Corrigin Cemetery, Corrigin WA [138]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Peter Joseph Lynch' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from [reference list]

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