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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bill" William Allan WOOLLACOTT

Born 14 July 1916 in Redruth, South Australia [55]
Son of William John WOOLLACOTT and Mabella DUKE [55]
Married "Val" Valda May SINCLAIR [P8]
Sharefarmer in Three Springs in 1949 [19]
Farm Manager of SINCLAIR Bros' Elberton Farm in Winchester, South Carnamah 1950-1956 [19] [60]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1948 [72]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1948-49 and 1949-50 - was Vice President and a Committee Member in 1948-49 [89]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club from 1949-50 to 1956-57 [4: 9-Dec-1950, 15-Mar-1957]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1952 [0: image 04668]
Provider of music at some of the functions held in Carnamah [0: image 04710]
Departed Winchester on 2 February 1956 for a visit to the Eastern States of Australia [4: 3-Feb-1956]
Judged the Photography section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1956 [4: 14-Sep-1956]
Judged the Stamp Collection section at the Coorow-Waddy Forest District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1956 [4: 21-Sep-1956]
Member of the "Hot Shots Band" which was himself on piano, Bronte WALDECK on saxophone and Jim WILLS on the drums [P8]
Foundation Member of the Coorow Masonic Lodge [45]
Storekeeper in Korrelocking in 1965 [84]
Described as "a true gentleman" and "a brilliant pianist" [45]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Melville [2]
Member and Organist of The Companions of Canning Royal Arch Chapter [45]
Member of the Probus Club of Attadale [45]
Member of the former Epworth Lodge and of Star of the West Lodge No. 92 [45]
Father of Margaret, Helen and Neil [45]
Died 24 June 2006; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [45]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William Allan Woollacott' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 February 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/william-allan-woollacott [sources]




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