Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ron" Ronald James ADAMS

Born 21 November 1934 in Three Springs, Western Australia [5: 30-Nov-1934]
Son of "Jim" James Leslie ADAMS and Edith Bronwyn PRITCHARD [P212]
Resided with his parents on Avalon Farm in Winchester 1934-1947 [P212]
     Junior Member of the Carnamah Cycle Club in 1940 [0: image 03899]
     Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1941 [13]
     Student at the Billeroo State School in Billeroo, East Winchester until transferring to the Coorow State School in 1942 [215]
Took part in the Cycle Races at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Victory Show in Carnamah on 13 September 1945 [5]
     At the Victory Show he won Under 12 Years Boys' Cycle Race and came 2nd in the Boys' Consolation Race [5: 21-Sep-1945]
Competed in the Winchester Tennis Club's tournament held on 13 January 1946 [5: 18-Jan-1946]
Successfully competed in the the Victory Sports' Day held in Carnamah on 10 June 1946 [5: 14-Jun-1946]
     In the 12 Years & Under category he won the Boys Cycling, Hop Step & Jump and Consolation Race [5]
      He also came 2nd in the Under 12 Years Boys' Race, 12 & Under Broad Jump and 3rd in the Under 13 Football Kicking [5]
Attended the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show held in Carnamah on 12 September 1946 [5: 20-Sep-1946]
     He won the Under 12 Boys Cycle Race and received a 2nd prize for Standard VI Handwriting in the Education section [5]
Competed in the Carnamah & District Inter-School Sports at Carnamah on 26 September 1946 [5: 4-Oct-1946]
     Individually he came 2nd in the 12 Years & Under Broad Jump and 3rd in the 12 Years & Under Boys' Hop, Step & Jump [5]
     Together, he and Noel BROUN won the 12 Years & Under Boys' Three Legged Race [5]
Won 2nd prize for Standard VI Handwriting at the 9th Annual Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 5 September 1946 [5: 11-Oct-1946]
In 1947 his father ceased farming in Winchester and purchased a farm at Waddy Forest in the Coorow district [P212]
Resided with his parents on farmland in Waddy Forest and later farmed there with his father [19]
Won 1st for Collection of non-Australian Stamps at the 10th Annual Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1947 [5: 12-Sep-1947]
Came 2nd in the Junior Sheep Judging competition at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 11 September 1948 [5: 16-Sep-1948]
Four days later he exhibited in the Stamp section of the 11th Annual Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1948 [5: 23-Sep-1948]
     Won 1st for pictorial worth and condition for Australian Stamps and Non-Australian Stamps and 2nd for British Empire Stamp [5]
Member of Coorow Rifle Club in 1949 [5: 16-Jun-1949, 20-Oct-1949]
Won the L. W. Grierson Trophy for Junior Sheep Judging at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1949 [5: 15-Sep-1949]
      Also exhibited, winning 1st for 12 Australian Stamps, 1st for British Empire Stamps and 2nd for 12 Overseas Stamps [5]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club 1949-1958 [4: 11-Jul-1958] [5: 9-Jun-1949]
Member of the Waddy Forest Tennis Club 1949-1958 [4: 21-Mar-1958] [5: 24-Nov-1949]
Member of the Coorow Junior Farmers' Club - was Vice President in 1955 [4: 18-Dec-1954]
Pallbearer at the funeral of Waddy Forest farmer George MANNING on 2 February 1956 at the Winchester Cemetery [4]
Married Norma Ella Ada BLECHYNNDEN on 15 July 1960 at Saint Mary's Church in Beverley [391: 22-Jul-1960]    
He and his wife drove to Beverley to attend the 40th Anniversary of his her parents' wedding on 12 July 1961 [391: 21-Jul-1961]
In January 1963 he and his wife left Coorow and shifted to Beverley to take over her parents' farm [391: 18-Jan-1963]
Farmer of Red Hill Farm in Beverley [50]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 30 November 1934:
Winchester
"On November 21 at the North Midlands Hospital, Three Springs, Mr and Mrs J. L. Adams were presented with a son."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ronald James Adams' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ronald-james-adams [sources]




Use the below form or email history@carnamah.com.au

Name:
 
Email:
 
Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
 
 
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.


During this time we encourage you to stay active + keep connected. Check out Act-Belong-Commit Creative @ Home for ideas!