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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bob" Robert FALCONER

Born 1921 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Son of Robert FALCONER and Mary G. GEDDES [15]
Younger half brother to George William FALCONER [P8]
Farmer of Barokee Farm in Waddy Forest 1949-1965 [3] [19]
     He and his half-brother George purchased Barokee Farm from Mrs Mary O. ROBERTS in 1949 [3]
     The farm was 2,240 acres in size and was situated on the north side of the Coorow-Latham Road [3] [62]
     The property consisted of Victoria Location 880 and Lots M1287, M1288, M1474 of Victoria Location 2023 [3]
He and his brother also took up the 4,912 acre Victoria Location 9923 but it was cancelled in 1961 and taken by Clem BROUN [3]
Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Parents & Citizens' Association in 1949 [5: 30-Jun-1949]
    He attended his first meeting on 19 May 1949 and was welcomed by the chairman, Tom MORCOMBE [5: 30-Jun-1949]
Married "Pat" Ivy Olive DAWSON in 1943 [66]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 W.A.C. on 15 September 1950 [96]
In about 1965 he left Coorow and shifted back to Wongan Hills [P8]
Father of Ray, Peter, Keith, David, Robert and Murray [39: 10-Jun-2013]
Died 30 July 1970 in Wongan Hills; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (Lawn 5, 5, 0003) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert Falconer' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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