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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Tom" Thomas W. MCNEILL

Born 1919 [15]
Son of Hugh Alexander Ferguson MCNEILL and Barbara SHARP [5: 9-Dec-1932]
Resided with his parents on York Valley Farm in Arrino [19]
Labourer around Arrino, including on the wheat stacks [P2]
He was among those who took a joy-ride in a Gipsy Moth plane which visited Arrino on 19 December 1929 [4: 28-Dec-1929]
Member of the Arrino Cricket Club in 1934-35 and 1935-36 [5: 19-Apr-1935, 15-Nov-1935]
After hunting expedition up north he and four others returned to Arrino in September 1935 with 800 kangaroo skins [5: 27-Sep-1935]
     The hunting party consisted of Albert SHEPPARD, William SHEPPARD, Fred WOLTER, Vern FERGUSON and himself [5]
Member of the Arrino Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Represented the Arrino Tennis Club in their lost cricket match against the Arrino Cricket Club on 13 December 1936 [5: 18-Dec-1936]
Member of the Arrino Football Club in 1937 [5: 14-May-1937]
Later resided in Geraldton [P2]
Married (2) Lola FRENCH [P2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Thomas W. Mcneill' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/thomas-w-mcneill [reference list]




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