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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Vic" Victor Charles STOKES

Born 17 June 1890 in Greenough, Western Australia [24] [161]
Son of William STOKES and Mary Ann OTWAY [161]
Farmer of Waterford Farm in Dudawa, East Arrino 1922-1959 [19] [44] [80: 13-Nov-1928]
His farm was 717 acres in size and consisted of a portion of Lot M806 of Victoria Location 1932 [44]
He was among those from Arrino who travelled to Perth to attend the Perth Royal Show during October 1929 [4: 19-Oct-1929]
In November 1935 sold through Elder Smith & Co Ltd 6 shorn hoggets at 6/- and 30 shorn wethers at 9/7 per head [5: 22-Nov-1935]
He was among those from Arrino who travelled to Perth in early October 1936 for the Royal Show [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Farmed in Dudawa until his death in 1960 [24]
Died 31 March 1960 in Arrino; buried at the Three Springs General Cemetery in Three Springs (Anglican, Row 6, Plot 107) [24]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Victor Charles Stokes' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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