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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Sidney Hungerford LUTTRELL

Said to have been the son of a racing identity in New Zealand [10: 8-Nov-1923]
On 2 November 1923 purchased 1,041 acres of virgin land in Carnamah from the Midland Railway Company [27]
The 1,041 acres was Lot M1211 of Victoria Location 1938 and cost £859/5/5 (16/6 per acre), payable by instalments over 15 years [27]
On 23 February 1924 purchased another 435 acres of virgin land in Carnamah from the Midland Railway Company [27]
The 435 acres was Lot M1466 of Victoria Location 2023, cost £388/5/- (16/- per acre), also payable by instalments over 15 years [27]
After purchasing the land in Carnamah he was reported as saying he was "amazed at the beautiful class of country" [10: 8-Nov-1923]
He also claimed that after improving the land it could be worth up to anything in the vicinity of £12 and £14 an acre [10: 8-Nov-1923]
Immediately settled on his land in Carnamah, began introducing livestock and effecting improvements [10: 8-Nov-1923]
Farmer in Carnamah in 1923 and 1924 [10: 8-Nov-1923] [27] [50]
A road adjoining his farm in Carnamah was known as Luttrell's Road in 1924 [9: 26-Sep-1924]
On 9 July 1924 sold his 1,476 acres in Carnamah to Benjamin S. FORREST who soon-after sold it to S. Darby O'GRADY [27]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Sidney Hungerford Luttrell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 July 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/sidney-hungerford-luttrell [sources]




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