Agnes Jean Alcock

Gordon FARLEY

Name: Gordon Seymour Farley

Date of Birth: 1900

Birth Location: Mundaring, Western Australia

Also Known As:

Age at Burial: 95 years

Date of Death: 14 April 1996

Death Location: Bunbury Nursing Home

Date of Burial: 18 April 1996

Denomination: Congregational and Presbyterian

Row/Grave: Row 1 Grave 5

Grave Transcription:

In Memory of

GORDON

FARLEY

PASSED AWAY

IN HIS 96 TH YEAR

14 -4- 1996

AT REST

Father: David Farley, born abt 1866, died 13 July 1943, – Buried at Capel Cemetery

Mother: Emily Dobney, born 1871, died 29 March 1868 – Buried at Capel Cemetery

Grandparents (father): George Farley and Catherine Winton

Grandparents (mother): Theodore Dobney and Maria Christina Broadribb

Siblings:

David Vincent Cecil Farley (known as Vincent), born 1898, Mundaring, WA – died 2000

Donald Ray Farley, born 1902, Mundaring, WA – died 1902

Una Lauretta Farley, born 1907, Capel, WA – died 1997

Allan Grenville Farley, born 1910, Capel, WA – died 1998

Kelvin Stewart Farley, born 1912, Capel, WA – died 1976

Spouse:

Children:

Occupation: Farmer

Military Service: Service Number: W70530, Army Citizen Military Forces

Their Story

Gordon Farley was interviewed by Cheryl Campbell on the 10 October 1986.  Thankfully this audio tape has been digitised and uploaded to the State Library of Western Australia website for all to listen.  So in place of writing Gordon’s Story you are welcome to listen to it in his own words.

 

Please click the below link’s below (Blue) to listen to an audio interview with Gordon Farley, 10 Oct 1986.

 

Part one

Part two

Part three

Part four

Part five

Part six – Synopses of Interview

Tape 1 of 3 Tapes

SIDE A

parents, birth of children, death of child 11 months, arrival at Capel from Mundaring, purchase of stock for farm, description original house & new house, Making mud bricks, Fire – badly burnt, teacher Miss Payne

SIDE B

teacher Miss Summers, Hutton family, families on river, Lexdon Park, School Hill Upper Capel, Families Upper River, Case Mill 1919, description engine on mill, midwife Mrs Fennell

TAPE 2 SIDE A

injuries, leg off, marriage, building new school room, old recreation ground, Old Roe Road, houses businesses – bakery & butchers 1910-20, blacksmiths, Mr Dilley

SIDE B

Hannaby Family, Denny Connell, hotel, Mr Dilley, Bridges, Dr Joel fixes nose, purchase of Rugby ute 1927, Road- condition of, Butter factory, Bunbury, brother’s wedding

TAPE 3 SIDE A

Mr Moriatry and Egg, brother’s wedding. Repeat

 

 

 

Initial research compiled by PP (CDCP team member)

Links to other websites with additional information included.

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