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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ron" Ronald Henry PARKIN

Born December 1932 [0: image 04722]
Son of "Tom" Thomas Henry PARKIN and Marjorie Evelyne PIESING [P18]
Resided with his parents in Carnamah and later worked locally as a Shop Assistant [19]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 27 October 1934 dressed as "Pierrot" [4: 3-Nov-1934]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 2 November 1935 as a "Grenadier Guard Drummer" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 November 1936 as a "Porter" [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Student at Wesley College in South Perth in 1945 [0: image 04306]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1945 [0: image 04334]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1948 [0: image 04504]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club 1949-1957 - played for Carnamah Town [0: images 04519] [4: 22-Feb-1957]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club - was Secretary and Treasurer in 1949, Vice President in 1954 and President 1955-1957 [75]
Celebrated his 21st birthday at the Carnamah Town Hall on 12 December 1953 [0: image 04722]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1956 [4: 14-Sep-1956]
Pallbearer at the funeral of James Hostley ROWLAND on 22 September 1958 at the Winchester Cemetery [4]
Representative in 1959 and Manager 1960-1961 for Wigmores Ltd in Carnamah [60]
His home in Carnamah was telephone number Carnamah-87 from 1959 to 1961 [60]
Had left Carnamah by early 1962 and was living at 16 Jellicoe Road in Merredin [84]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Marangaroo [2]
Husband of Dorothy [84]
Father of Geoffrey [84]
Died 24 April 1999; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn L, 503) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ronald Henry Parkin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ronald-henry-parkin [sources]




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