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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Stan" Stanley George HOLLINGSWORTH

Born 7 September 1901 in Walkaway, Western Australia [16]
Son of Alfred James HOLLINGSWORTH and Hannah Maria BISHOP [15]
Resided his first few years with his parents in Walkaway WA where his father worked as a railway repairer [6]
By 1907 had shifted to Carnamah where his father was a farmer and railway fettler [6] [44]
Resided with his parents on Victoria Location 2981 just west of Carnamah and later on Boogabbie Farm east of Carnamah [P30]
He sang a song at the farewell in Carnamah for the departing railway stationmaster and his wife on 7 May 1913 [9: 16-May-1913]
Member of the Carnamah Sunday School in 1914 [7: page 238]
Farmer in Carnamah, initially with his father and later in partnership with his brother Dick (see HOLLINGSWORTH Bros) [P30]
Vice President of the Carnamah Football Club in 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1937-1955 [13]
Private in the local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Pallbearer at the funeral of Carnamah farmer William Henry WATSON at the Winchester Cemetery on 13 September 1948 [0]
Following his brother Dick's death in 1949 continued farming their properties until the mid 1950s [P30]
Around 1949 he purchased from POPE Bros a vacant block in Carnamah town - 11 Robertson Street (Lot 27 of M1354) [3]
During the 1950-51 financial year he sold his vacant block at 11 Robertson Street to Fred WEST [3]
Farmer in Carnamah until 1955 [19]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of South Perth  [2]
Died 12 October 1979; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, WF, 356) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Stanley George Hollingsworth' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 July 2024 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/stanley-george-hollingsworth [reference list]




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