MORCOM/BE ONE NAME STUDY

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Pascow MORCOMBE (06857)


RESIDENCE:
Mawgan in Pyder,CON

GENERAL NOTE:
There was a Pascow MORCUMB mentioned in 1641 in South Hill, Cornwall Protestation Returns (seen at Society of Genealogists)Also seen in Source 668: Pascow MORCUMB and Gabrell MORCOM of South Hill did not sign the Cornwall Protestation Returns of 1641 (page 255). Have placed them together here as they are presumed to be related in some way - CHECK

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Book Cornwall Protestation Returns 1641
  1. Wife: Elizabeth UNKNOWN (06858)

    Children:
    1. Gabriell MORCOMB (09320)
    2. Agnes MORCOMBE (06859)
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  1. Husband: Cecil Stanley MAYS (09578)
    Married: 17Jun1950 in New York
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  1. Wife: Wendy Elizabeth HEEKS (03095)
    Married: Q1 1971 in Pershore

    Children:
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Paul MORCOMBE (13983)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St MARTINwilliam

BIRTH:
in Carngham VIC AUS.

SOURCE:
Article in "District Diggings" cited in Snake Valley & District Historical Society Newsletter
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Pearl Etheline MORCOMBE (00411)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam INWARDLEIGHgeorge

BIRTH:
26Jul1908 in Melrose, Middlesex MA USA. USA Federal Census 1910: 1 8/12, b. MA; 1920: age 11, daughter., at school, she and her father b. in MA, mother b. in Canada; 21, dau., single, Pearl & father b. Massachusetts, mother b. Newfoundland

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1910-AFT 1920: 207,Washington Street,Ward 5 District 945,Melrose,Middlesex MA USA
BEF 1920-AFT 1930: 207,Washington Street,Melrose,Middlesex Co.MA USA

SOURCES:
IGI USA & Canada
1910 USA Federal Census
1920 USA Federal Census
1930 USA Federal Census
  1. Husband: William Allen SQUIRES (03442)
    Married: 15Jun1946 in Conception Bay, Portugal Cove
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Penelope MORCOMBE (05991)
Family Code: SHEBBEARjohn

CHRISTENED:
15Oct1593 in Shebbear DEV. dau.of John and Margery MORCOMBE

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Husband: Richard GOWMAN (06006)
    Married: 18Jun1622 in Shebbear
Penelope MORCOMBE (06052)
Family Code: SHEBBEARjohn

BIRTH:
ABT 1644

CHRISTENED:
08Dec1644 in Shebbear DEV. dau.of Nicholas and Marian MORCOME

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Personal MORECOMBE David
  1. Husband: George FINNAMORE (07412)
    Married: 22May1677 in Buckland Filleigh
Penny MORCOMBE (14178)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
in AUS.

SOURCE:
Personal TUDDIN Robin
Percival Grant MORCOMBE (Percy)(16975)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam OKEHAMPTONwilliam2

BIRTH:
05Dec1877 in Whitby ONT CAN. Reg. No. 020117 26 Dec 1877 for Percy Grant MORCOMBE son of William MORCOMBE jnr, farmer of Whitby, & Roxey Ann nee DINGMAN. Informant William MORCOMBE, Whitby. Jules SUREAU has b.25 Oct 1877. Census 1881 ONT CAN: 3, b. ONT, English origins, Methodist;1901: farmer's son, 23, b. 25 Oct 1877 [differs from birth registration] in Ontario of English origins; 1911: 33, head, married, Methodist, b. Canada of English origin; 1916 SK CAN: 38, head, married, b. Ontario, Methodist

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: Pickering,Ontario South ONT CAN
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Pickering,Ontario West ONT CAN
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Pickering, Ontario South,ONT CAN
BEF 1916-AFT 1916: Seventh Street,Alameda,Assinboia SK

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Butcher in Pickering.
BEF 1916-AFT 1916: Farmer in Victoria.

SOURCES:
Births Ontario, Canada 1869-1907
Census Canada 1881 - LDS CDs
Census Canada 1901 Ontario Transcription Project from Automated Genealogy
Census Canada 1911
Census Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta, Canada 1916
  1. Wife: Annie Elizabeth KING (19571)
    Married: 25Feb1903 in Ontario

    Children:
    1. Evelyn Gladys MORCOMB (Gladys)(19572)
    2. Edna O MORCOMB (19573)
    3. Helen A MORCOMB (19574)
    4. Herbert MORCOMBE (19682)
Percy Reginald MORCOMBE (03355)
Family Code: WENDRONjohn

BIRTH:
Q3 1896 in Plymouth DEV. Census 1901: age 4, son, b. Devonport; 1911: 14, son, at school, b. Plymouth

DEATH:
14Oct1925 in Bournemouth HAM. Q4 1925. Spa Road, Boscombe but of 9 Nuding Road, Lewisham Age at death: 29

PROBATE:
44 Executor: M.R.Euronwy MORCOM, widow

RESIDENCES:
Q3 1896 Plymouth,DEV
BEF 1901-14Oct1925: 9,Nuding Road,Lewisham,KEN

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
GRO Index Deaths
Will Somerset House Index
  1. Wife: Margaret Rachel Euronwy DAVIES (Euronwy)(03356)
    Married: Q4 1924 in Kensington
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Peter MORCOMBE (06792)


RESIDENCE:
BEF 1625-AFT 1625: St Columb,CON

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Alice BAWDEN (07174)
    Married: 1613 in St Issey

    Children:
    1. Marye MORCOMBE (06793)
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Peter MORCOMBE (06166)
Family Code: E.NEWLYNchristopher

CHRISTENED:
25Oct1674 in East Newlyn CON. son of Christopher and Ann MORCOMBE

BURIAL:
18Feb1684 in East Newlyn CON. 18Feb 1683 [old calendar] "Peter ye son of Christopher MORCOMBE". We cannot be certain that this was the Peter christened in 1874

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Personal WARD Colin and Wendy
Peter MORCOMBE (07328)
Family Code: STOKEDAMERELjohn

BIRTH:
ABT 1727

CHRISTENED:
09Aug1727 in stoke damerel DEV. son of John & Amey (Emy) MORCOMBE

BURIAL:
Possible burial 1 May 1730 in Devonport, Stoke Damerel

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Plymouth Parish Registers in FindmyPast
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Peter Bodille MORCOMBE (14079)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
20Jun1950 in VIC AUS.

DEATH:
1975 in HEID ?VIC AUS. Reg.No.14479. Peter "William" son of Norman Reginald and Nancy Maude nee SHERAR. Was his second name William or Bodille as in birth record.Age at death: 24

SOURCES:
Personal TUDDIN Robin
BMD Registry Victoria, Australia (from Robin TUDDIN)
Death Index Victoria Digger Index 1921-1985
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Peter Stanton MORCOMBE (02876)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam DREWSTEIGNTONjames

BIRTH:
18Nov1933 in Atcham SAL.

DEATH:
27May1971 in Shrewsbury SAL. Reg Q2 1971 as Peter Stanton MORECAMBE Age at death: 37

PROBATE:
2531

RESIDENCE:
1933-1971: 3,Benyon (Benton) Street,Castlefields,Shrewsbury,SAL

SOURCE:
Will Somerset House Index
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Petronel MORCOMBE (05990)
Family Code: SHEBBEARjohn

CHRISTENED:
19Mar1591 in Shebbear DEV. dau.of John and Margery MORCOM

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Philip MORCOMBE (09399)


DEATH:
ABT 1603 in St Austell.

PROBATE:
WILL in Bodmin Probate Registry

SOURCE:
Will Somerset House Index
Philip MORCOMBE (06142)


CHRISTENED:
02Jan1686 in Littleham by Bideford DEV. son of Phillip MORCOMBE

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Philip MORCOMBE (06292)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules

BIRTH:
ABT 1730

CHRISTENED:
29Aug1730 in Gwennap CON. son of Ambrose and Constance MORCOM

GENERAL NOTE:
See (08052). He is about the right age to marry Sarah WARN on 20 Jan 1763 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London - did he go to London?

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Philip MORCOMBE (06665)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules

CHRISTENED:
17Nov1764 in Gwennap CON. son of John & Elizabeth MORCOMBE (Patterson has Sep 1764)

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Colonel Philip Alfred MORCOMBE DSO, MBE (20743)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam

BIRTH:
1909 in Paddington NSW AUS. Son of Alfred O and Ethel M

DEATH:
22Sep1994 in Wyong Hospital NSW AUS. Death notice of Colonel Philip Alfed MORCOMBE in Sydney Morning Herald of 27 September 1994 - Philip was "of Gorokan" and his death was sudden.Notice also in Newcastle Herald of 26 September 1994 where he is described as "ex husband of Morna, father of Simon (dec. and Susan, grandfather of Shellyne and Jacob, cousin of Marjorie GUTTRDGE, friend of Hilda Breakwell Age at death: 85

BURIAL:
AFT 22Sep1994 in Palmdale Crematorium, Oorimbah NSW AUS. Philip MORCOMBE in Rose Garden Row RG26C Plot 011with his wife Morna. cremated

RESIDENCES:
ABT 1936 36,Gurner Street,Sydney,
-Sep 1994: Gorokan,NSW AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
1943-1943: Acting Commanding Officer for 22nd East African Brigade in Madagascar.Occupation Note: Between 1943 and 1945 Philip's rank is given as Brigadier. This may have been a temporary promotion as he is Colonel in his obituary notice..
1943-1944: Acting Commanding Officer for 27th North Rhodesian Brigade in Madagascar.
1945 Acting Commanding Officer for 21 East African Brigade in Burma.
1945 Acting Commanding Officer for 26th East African Brigade in India.

SOURCES:
NSW Historical Index Births,Deaths & Marriages
The Ryerson Index
Cemetery Records Misc
  1. Wife: Morna Unknown (20745)

    Children:
    1. Simon Philip MORCOMBE (20747)
    2. Susan Marian MORCOMBE (20746)
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Philip Thomas MORCOMBE (Phil)(05241)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam ASHBURTONgeorge

BIRTH:
16Oct1889 in Prospect Hill, Adelaide SA AUS. Ref.No. b446 p292. Parents: Thomas Yelland MORCOMBE and Fanny nee RIDGWAY

DEATH:
25Sep1976 in Adelaide SA AUS. Lived for about the last five years in a War Veterans Home Age at death: 86

BURIAL:
27Sep1976 in Centennial Park, Springbank SA AUS. Philip Thomas MORCOMBE from Myrtle Bank. Cremated

EDUCATION:
Educated, like the rest of the children, at Nailsworth State School [Carnamah Database has Prospect State School]. Then he won a scholarship, as son of an old boy, for entrance to Prince Alfred College, Adelaide

RESIDENCES:
1889-ABT 1922: SA AUS
1925-1936: Minaru,Coorow, Irwin,Kalgoorlie,WA AUS
BEF 19Apr1942-ABT 1948: "Minaru", Waddy Forest,Minaru,WA AUS
ABT 1948-1958: "Glen Hampton",Bedfordale,WA AUS
1958 10,Helm Street,Mount Pleasant,WA AUS
ABT 1970-1976: War Veterans Home,Myrtle Bank,Adelaide,SA AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
ABT 1906-ABT 1908: Clerk for A large life insurance society in Adelaide, SA.
ABT 1908-ABT 1910: Farm worker in Pinnaroo, SA.Occupation Note: On virgin land near the Victorian border being developed by a well known Enfield family..
ABT 1910-1912: Share farmer in Nr Riverton, SA.
1912 Farmer in Ceduna, SA.Occupation Note: Phillip and his brother William could only reach Ceduna on the west coast of South Australia by sailing from Port Adelaide with their horses, farm implements etc. They had farms adjoining each other. They were helped financially in this venture by their grandfather William Ridgway..
09Sep1915-26Feb1919: Lieut.for 18th Artillery Battery, 6th BrigadeOccupation Note: Enlisted, age 25 10/12 yrs, in the Australian Army in Adelaide SA. Methodist. On enlistment was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 154 lbs., chest 35/37, with blue eyes, dark hair and a medium complexion]. Next of kin: Mrs Stella Alison MORCOMBE, c/o Mr Sam SAGE. Appointed a Gunner in the 18th Battery of the Australian Army's 6th Field Artillery Brigade; regimental number 8473 [212]. He sailed from Melbourne on the Parsic on 22 Nov 1915. He met his brother Arnold during a brief stay in Egypt and then embarked at Alexandria on the H.T. Arcadian on 17 March 1916 and arrived in Marseilles on 23 March 1916. He served in Belgium and France with the 6th Field Artillery. In France was promoted to Bombardier on 17 June 1916, to Corporal on 1 August 1916. On 7 May 1917 he was posted to the to the Royal Artillery Cadet School, St John's Wood, London and was subsequently promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 16 Oct 1917 and Lieutenant on 6 January 1918. He had returned to France via Southhampton and Havre on 20 October 1917. On 25 January 1919 he returned to England. Departed Devonport, England on 28 February 1919 on the Anchises, and arrived in Adelaide, South Australia on 10 April 1919. Discharged from the Australian Army at Adelaide on 5 June 1919 owing to the "cessation of hostilities". The First World War Nominal Roll Database has his last unit as 6th Army F.A.B..
Apr 1919-ABT 1922: Farmer for Farm was adjacent to that of his brother William in Ceduna, SA.
ABT 1922-19Apr1942: Farmer in "Minaru".Occupation Note: In 1921 Phil travelled from Ceduna SA to Waddy Forrest in WA to inspect prospective farmland. He selected the 1143 acres of Lot M1283 of the Victoria Location to the east of Coorow and farmed there in the 1920s and 1930s. The plot cost 1000 payable by instalments over 15 years. Philip had a small weatherboard cottage built on the plot and employed teams of clearers. His wife and young son joined him in 1923. In the mid 1930's he extended his farm by purchasing a further 1031 acres of Lot M1294 of the Victoria Location. Later employed the services of Mr BONZA who built a new concrete house on Minaru. Arnold MORCOMBE, in his family history, describe "Minaru" as a model farm in every respect which did well even during the depression years. "Minaru", the name Phil chose, means "tall trees"..
1925-1936: Farmer in Coorow, Irwin, Kalgoorlie.
19Apr1942-30Mar1944: Private for 7 Geraldton Battalion, Voluntary Defence CorpsOccupation Note: Service No W83500, enlisted in Coorow WA, next of kin Stella MORCOMBE [wife].
ABT 1943-ABT 1963: Farmer in "Glen Hampton".Occupation Note: Leased "Minaru" to William G MORCOMBE and Son soon after their son's death and moved to a 40 acre fruit tree property near Bedfordale WA. Had a 6 month holiday in England while their daughter Helen was teaching there and also followed Helen to NSW for the best part of a year..

GENERAL NOTES:
He was member of the following local organisations:Member of the Coorow and Waddy Forest District Progress Society. Honorary Secretary in 1925.1930s Carnamah District Agricultural Society1934 Coorow Progress Association1930s Coorow-Waddy Forrest Agricultural Society1930's & 1940s Coorow Golf Club [President in 1937)From the Coorow-Waddy Database [see website for key to references]:""Phil" Philip Thomas MORCOMBEBorn 16 October 1889 in Prospect, South Australia [55]Son of Thomas Yelland MORCOMBE and Fanny RIDGWAY [55]Educated at the Prospect State School and at Adelaide's Prince Alfred College in South Australia [P86]Married Stella Alison SAGE on 6 July 1915 in Port Lincoln, South Australia [55]Himself and his brother "Will" William G. MORCOMBE farmed a property in Ceduna, South Australia 1912-1922 [P32]Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 9 September 1915 in Adelaide, South Australia [30: item 7986382] Upon enlistment he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighed 154 pounds and had blue eyes, dark hair and a medium complexion [30] Appointed Gunner 8473 in the 18th Battery of the Australian Imperial Force's 6th Field Artillery Brigade [30] Embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for active service abroad on the H.M.A.T. Persic on 22 November 1915 [30] After a brief period in Egypt proceeded to France where he served with the 6th Field Artillery [30] In France he was promoted to Bombardier 17 June 1916, to Corporal on 5 August 1916 and to Lieutenant on 6 January 1918 [30] Received the 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal [30] Departed Devonport, England on 28 February 1919 on the Anchises and arrived in Adelaide, South Australia on 11 April 1919 [30] Discharged from the Australian Imperial Force in Adelaide on 5 June 1919 owing to the "cessation of hostilities" [30]Himself and his brother Will travelled from Ceduna to Western Australia to inspect prospective farmland in 1921 [P32] On 23 July 1921 purchased 1143 acres of land at Waddy Forest from the Midland Railway Company [27] The 1143 acres was Lot M1283 of Victoria Location 2023 and came at a cost of 1000, payable by instalments over 15 years [27] Shifted to the land in Waddy Forest which he named Minaru, meaning "tall trees" [P86]Farmer of Minaru Farm in Waddy Forest [P86] Had a small weatherboard cottage built on the property and employed teams of clearers [P86] In 1923 his wife and young son left South Australia to join him at Waddy Forest [P86]Member of the Coorow and Waddy Forest District Progress Association - was Honorary Secretary in 1925 [9: 13-Feb-1925]Attended Charles ROBERTSON and Winifred LANG's wedding dance on 27 March 1928 at the Carnamah Hall [4: 31-Mar-1928]Member of the Waddy Forest Cricket Club from 1928-29 to 1930-31 [4: 10-Nov-1928, 26-Oct-1929, 25-Oct-1930]Won 1st prize for Sheaf of Oats for Hay at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]At the 1930 Carnamah Agricultural Show he won 1st prize for Wheaten Chaff in the Grain & Fodder section [4: 27-Sep-1930]One of his wheat crops was said to have been "one of the most attractive paddocks of wheat to be seen" in October 1930 [4: 4-Oct-1930]Parts of his wheat crop in 1930 were estimated to yield between ten and twelve bags per acre from a 200+ acre plot [4: 4-Oct-1930]
He also had an impressive crop of Mulga oats in 1930, patches of which were over seven feet high [4: 4-Oct-1930]Came 2nd in the Royal Agricultural Society's 50 acre Crop Competition for Zone 1 in 1930 [4: 13-Dec-1930]In 1932 was the owner of a Chrysler car and a Chevrolet truck with license plates CA-225 and CA-277 [4: 12-Nov-1932]Sold some of his sheep at the Midland Market in July 1932, receiving as much as 23/4 per sheep [5: 15-Jul-1932]Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League in 1932 [5: 4-Nov-1932]Foundation Committee Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society in 1932 [4: 9-Apr-1932] [5: 10-Nov-1933] [150] He was a Committee Member 1932-1939 and President in 1935 and 1936 [5: 23-Dec-1932, 3-May-1935, 13-Mar-1936]Exhibited and won prizes in three sections of the first Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 8 September 1932 [5: 16-Sep-1932] Won 1st prizes for female White Leghorn and for both male and female Rhode Island Red in the Poultry section [5] Received a 1st prize for a Southdown Ram in the Sheep section [5] Won 1st prizes for Wheaten Chaff, Sheaves of Wheat for Grain and 2nd for "Wheaten Hay, cured, binder tied (1931 season)" [5]Awarded two 1st, three 2nd and one 3rd prizes for Export Lambs in the Sheep section of the Perth Royal Show in 1932 [5: 14-Oct-1932]Attended the R.S.L. Re-Union Dinner held at the Carnamah Hall on the evening of Saturday 22 October 1932 [5: 4-Nov-1932]With a plot of Gluyas Early wheat came 2nd in the Carnamah Agricultural Society's 50 acre crop competition in 1932 [5: 20-Jan-1933]The same plot was also an entrant in the Royal Agricultural Society's 50 acre crop competition for Zone 1 in which it came 3rd [5]Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1932-1937 and in 1939 [13]In 1933 he was noted as a "leading agriculturalist" in the Coorow-Waddy Forest district [120: 5-Oct-1933]Member of Coorow's Maley Park Management Committee in 1933 [5: 23-Dec-1932]Attended the Sheep Demonstration by the Government Inspector for Sheep & Wool in Coorow on 27 June 1933 [5: 30-Jun-1933]Attended the Valedictory Dinner tendered to Alexander B. GLOSTER at the Coorow Hotel on Monday 3 July 1933 [5: 7-Jul-1933]Attended the Official Opening of the Carnamah Golf Course at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 23 July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]Exhibited in four sections of the second annual Coorow-Waddy Forest Show held in Coorow on 7 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933] Awarded 1st prize for a Yearling Draught Colt or Filly bred by Exhibitor in the Horse section [5] In the Poultry section won both 1st and 2nd prizes for a female Rhode Island Red [5] Won 2nd prizes for Three Lambs Suitable for Export in the Sheep section and for Cauliflower in the Vegetable section [5]At the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 won 1st for Three Fat Lambs and 2nd for a female Rhode Island Red [5: 29-Sep-1933]In mid October 1933 extended his farm with the purchase of neighbouring farmer W. Joseph REDHALL's farm [5: 13-Oct-1933] The farmland purchased from W. Joseph REDHALL was the 1031 acre Lot M1294 of Victoria Location 2023 [3]Purchased a new Sunshine harvester in October 1933 [5: 3-Nov-1933]In early November 1933 called for quotes for carting his 3000 bags of wheat the twelve miles from his farm to Coorow [5: 10-Nov-1933]His daughter was taken to the Moora Hospital for attention after fracturing her arm while running on 12 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]In February 1934 he constructed a dam on the part of his farm he'd purchased four months earlier [5: 16-Feb-1934]Later employed the services of Mr BONZA who built a new concrete house on his Minaru Farm [P86]Purchased a new Twin City Tractor which he collected on Tuesday 20 February 1934 after it had been railed to Coorow [5: 23-Feb-1934]
In April 1934 purchased a new Mouldboard plough and a new Horwood Bagshaw combine [5: 20-Apr-1934, 4-May-1934]Member of the Coorow Waddy Forest Progress Association in 1934 [5: 8-Jun-1934]Exhibited in the Sheep section of the Third Annual Agricultural Show held at Coorow on Thursday 30 August 1934 [5: 7-Sep-1934] Received 2nd prize for Three Fat Sheep and 1st prizes for a Southdown Ram and for Three Lambs Suitable for Export [5] Won the Dalgety Trophy for Three Export Lambs [5: 14-Sep-1934]Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]Travelled to Perth to attend the Royal Show and then on 11 October 1934 embarked on the Westralia for Adelaide [5: 5-Oct-1934]After his holiday in Adelaide, South Australia he arrived back in Waddy Forest on Wednesday 24 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]Exhibited in the Fat Lamb section of the Perth Royal Show in 1934, winning two 1st prizes and one 2nd prize [5: 19-Oct-1934]Himself and his brother-in-law Stan FOLLAND received horses imported form South Australia on 21 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]During March 1935 purchased and installed a 32 volt Wonderlight electric light plant at his home, which could power 20 lights [5] The Wonderlight was wind driven, consisting of a six bladed eight foot fan mounted on a 40 foot steel tower [5: 8 & 15-Mar-1935]Attended the Official Opening of the Coorow Golf Club's golf course in Coorow on Sunday 23 June 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1935, and a Committee Member in 1936 [5: 9-Aug-1935, 27-Mar-1936]Member and host of meetings of the Waddy Forest Group of the Adult Education Scheme in 1935 [5: 26-Jul-1935]Won the L. Keamy Trophy at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show held in Coorow on Thursday 5 September 1935 [5: 13-Sep-1935] Awarded four 1st prizes for Border Leicester Ram, Three Fat Sheep, Green Wheat, and Green Oats for Hay [5] Received three 2nd prizes for Draught Mare, Border Collie Sheep Dog or Bitch, and Green Wheat for Hay [5]Represented the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]In September 1935 sold 27 shorn ewes at 13/7 per head, 47 shorn wethers (8 at 13/1, 19 at 12/10, 20 at 10/10 per head) [5: 20-Sep-1935]Sold 19 bales of wool through Elder Smith & Co Ltd in 1935 - 5 bales at 14d. and 14 bales at 12d. per pound [5: 11-Oct-1935]Attended the Fourth Annual North Midlands R.S.L. Reunion Dinner held in Three Springs on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]Presented the trophies at the Coorow Rifle Club's Grand Ball held at the Coorow Hall on Saturday 26 October 1935 [5: 1-Nov-1935]Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 8 November 1935 [96]Attended the entertainment to the Commonwealth Grants Commission at the Coorow Hotel on 21 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]Travelled form Waddy to Perth on Tuesday 4 February 1936 as his wife and daughter were to sail to South Australia [5: 7-Feb-1936] Returned to Waddy Forest accompanied by his nephew Tom MORCOMBE on Tuesday 11 February 1936 [5: 14-Feb-1936]In 1936 sold 458 sheep through Elder Smith & Co Ltd with seven consignments to the Midland Market through the year [5: 21-Feb-1936] The sheep consisted of 172 ewes (24 at 30/1, 32 at 28/5, 7 at 26/1, 39 at 18/-, 12 at 14/7, 41 at 13/1, 17 at 12/1), [5: 7 & 21-Aug-1936] 178 lambs (15 at 26/10, 5 at 25/10, 79 at 18/10, 4 at 18/1, 21 at 17/7, 20 shorn at 16/10, 28 shorn at 15/1, 6 at 15/-), [5: 3-Jul-1936] 79 suckers (38 at 23/4, 41 at 21/10), 22 shorn hoggets (13 at 16/7 and 9 at 15/7) and 7 wethers at 25/1 [5: 4 & 11-Sep-1936, 23-Oct-1936] Sold a further 42 sheep through Westralian Farmers Ltd in October 1936 - 12 sheep at 14/7 and 30 sheep at 11/7 per head [5]
Attended the Coorow Golf Club's Opening Day for the 1936 season in Coorow on Sunday 17 May 1936 [5: 22-May-1936]Played in the Carnamah Masonic Lodge's Inaugural Annual Golf Meeting in Carnamah on Saturday 1 August 1936 [5: 7-Aug-1936]Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday of his niece Nance FOLLAND at Enfield Park in Waddy Forest on 17 August 1936 [5: 21-Aug-1936]Exhibited in the Sheep, Horse and Vegetable sections of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in Coorow on 3 September 1936 [5] Won the L. Keamy Cup for gaining 1st prize for Three Ewes Suitable for Breeding Export Lambs [5: 4 & 11-Sep-1936] In the Sheep section also received 1st prize for Southdown Ram, and both 1st and 2nd prizes for Border Leicester Ram [5] Won 1st for Brood Mare in foal or with foal at foot in the Horse section, and 2nd prize for Cauliflower in the Vegetable section [5]In 1936 imported a Border Leicester ram from South Australia for the purpose of improving his stud flock [5: 16 & 23-Oct-1936] Before leaving South Australia the ram won 1st prize and was the Champion Ram at the Mount Barker Show [5] In 1936 the ram had also won 1st prize for its class at the Centenary Royal Show in Adelaide [5] Exhibited the ram at the Perth Royal Show in 1936, where it won 2nd prize for Border Leicester ram between 1 and 2 years [5]Sold seven bales of wool at 13d. per pound through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at the Perth Wool Sale on 5 October 1936 [5: 16-Oct-1936]After William S. MITCHELL he was the second farmer to start harvesting in Waddy Forest in late October 1936 [5: 30-Oct-1936]Purchased a new Commer truck in early November 1936 [5: 6-Nov-1936]Attended Roy M. PATTON's birthday at the dam on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest on Sunday 8 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]Attended the Ratepayers Meeting of the Carnamah District Road Board in Coorow on Wednesday 25 November 1936 [5: 27-Nov-1936]Played for the Married Men who almost defeated the Single Men in a cricket match in Coorow on 6 December 1936 [5: 11-Dec-1936]Sold 17 lambs (8 at 21/1, 9 at 16/4) and 56 ewes (5 at 17/4, 23 at 8/4, 28 at 7/1) through Westralian Farmers Ltd in 1937 [5: 8-Jan-1937]In September 1937 purchased a new Studebaker Sedan car [0: image 03692]Member of Carnamah's branch of the Australian Defence League in 1940 [0: image 03947]Attended the funeral of his brother-in-law Stanley L. FOLLAND at the Moora Cemetery on Monday 25 August 1941 [4: 30-Aug-1941]Pallbearer at the funeral of Mrs Eliza Wilhelmina BOTHE at the Winchester Cemetery on 24 August 1942 [0]Life Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Agricultural Society and Patriotic Funds Committee [0: image 04318]Following the death of his son Jim in 1943 leased his farm Minaru to William G. MORCOMBE and Son [P86]Judge of the British Breeds of the Sheep section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Victory Show in 1945 [13]Resident of Armadale WA in 1946 [0: image 04395]Visited the district in September 1946 to attend the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show and Carnamah Agricultural Show [0: image 04397]Judged the sheep section of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's show in 1946 [0: image 04397]During the 1948-49 financial year sold Minaru to W. G. MORCOMBE and Son [P86]Pallbearer at the funeral of Coorow farmer Baxter Diedrich BOTHE on 23 February 1950 at the Winchester Cemetery [0]In recognition of sterling service over many years was made a Life Member of the Coorow Golf Club on 28 March 1958 [4: 7-Apr-1951]Later resided on Glen Hampton, an 80 acre fruit tree property in Bedfordale, Western Australia [P86]By 1958 had shifted to 10 Helm Street in Mount Pleasant, Western Australia [30: item 7986382]Along with his wife later shifted back to South Australia [P86]Father of Jim and Helen [P86]Died 24 September 1976 in South Australia [P86]"

SOURCES:
1903 Book Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885
Births-Index of Registrations South Australia 1842-1906
Carnamah Historical Society's Database of Past Residents
1992 Family Tree Adelaide, SA AUS The family of Thomas SAGE of Colaton Raleigh, Devon
World War 2 Nominal Roll: Australia
South Australia - Adelaide Advertiser Death Notices
Cemetery Index Centennial Park, Adelaide
  1. Wife: Stella Alison SAGE (10355)
    Married: 06Jul1915 in Port Lincoln

    Children:
    1. William James MORCOMBE (Jim)(10356)
    2. Helen Frances MORCOMBE (12903)
(living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
Philis Ann MORCOMBE (22103)


CHRISTENED:
15May1747 in Charles, Plymouth DEV. Entry is Jona (?Jonathan?) and Philis (?Phillippa?). Confirmation of parents needed

SOURCE:
Plymouth Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Phillip MORCOMBE (06138)


RESIDENCE:
Littleham by Bideford,DEV

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Grace UNKNOWN (06139)

    Children:
    1. Hanna MORCOMBE (06140)
    2. John MORCOMBE (06141)
    3. Mary MORCOMBE (06144)
    4. Philip MORCOMBE (06142)
    5. Jonathan MORCOMBE (06143)
Phillip MORCOMBE (06155)


RESIDENCE:
Bideford,DEV

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Susanna HOXLAND (06156)
    Married: 21Sep1637 in Bideford

    Children:
    1. Phillippe MORCOMBE (06157)
    2. Johnson MORCOMBE (06158)
    3. Mary MORCOMBE (06159)
Phillip MORCOMBE (06795)


BIRTH:
Fran AITKEN says dau.of Henrie MORCOMBE - should it be Phillipa?

CHRISTENED:
15Feb1575 in St Columb Minor CON. son.of Henrie MORCOMBE

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Phillip MORCOMBE (07822)


BIRTH:
ABT 1647 in DEV.

CHRISTENED:
09Sep1647 in Littleham by Bideford DEV. son of John MORCOMBE

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK

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