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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Reg" Reginald Percy George HUTCHCRAFT

Born 22 March 1905 in London, England [14] [21]
Son of George HUTCHCRAFT and Ada PRIOR [14]
Departed London, England with his parents on the steamship Osterley and arrived in Brisbane, Australia on 27 January 1910 [70]
Presumably settled with his parents on Sandingham Farm in Coorow, Western Australia in 1924 [--]
Farmer and Farmhand in Coorow 1927-1941 [19] [84]
Married Gladys Irene KNAPP in 1937 [66]
Member of the Coorow Cricket Club from 1928-29 to 1936-37 [4: 3-Nov-1928, 13-Dec-1930, 15-Jan-1937]
On Sunday 28 October 1928 played in the first ever cricket match of the Coorow and Districts Cricket Association [4: 3-Nov-1928]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1935 and 1936 [5: 12-Jul-1935]
Delegate for the Coorow Cricket Club at meetings of the Carnamah District Cricket Association in 1935-36 [5: 18-Oct-1935]
Represented the Carnamah District Cricket Association in a match against the North Midlands on 1 December 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Played for the Carnamah District Cricket Association at Country Week Cricket in Perth during February 1936 [5: 14-Feb-1936]
Played for the defeated "The Rest" in a cricket match against Carnamah in Coorow on Sunday 22 March 1936 [5: 27-Mar-1936]
Attended the Opening Day of the Coorow Golf Club for the 1936 season in Coorow on Sunday 17 May 1936 [5: 22-May-1936]
He was one of the first on the scene of a head on car collision between Coorow and Winchester on New Year's Eve in 1936 [5]
He rushed the most seriously injured from the collision to the Carnamah Private Hospital in Carnamah [5: 8-Jan-1937]
Member of the Coorow Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Steward of the Sheep section at the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1937 [150]
Carrier in Three Springs in 1940 [84], and Labourer in Three Springs in 1943 [19]
Resided in Carnamah from 1947 to 1956, where he initially also worked as a Labourer [19]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1948 [0: image 04509]
Conducted a tearooms in Macpherson Street, Carnamah in 1950 and 1951 [60]
Builder in Carnamah 1951-1956 [60]
From 1951 to 1956 resided in Yarra Street, Carnamah and was telephone number Carnamah-33 [60]
Received electricity at his home from Carnamah firm Henry Parkin & Son; in 1952 paid a flat monthly rate of 17/6 for electricity [53]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1952 [13]
Resided in Carnamah until 1964 and in 1965 was a Fisherman in Green Head [19]
Resided of late at Little Anchorage in Green Head [1]
Father of Reginald and Richard [84]
Died 15 June 1966 in Green Head; buried at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah, Western Australia (Row S, Plot 1) [1]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Reginald Percy George Hutchcraft' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/reginald-percy-george-hutchcraft [sources]




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