Business comes and goes VWXYZ


Business Comes and Goes – VWXYZ

This Business Comes and Goes VWXYZ page is the last of six pages listing the various businesses that have operated in Katanning since the first settlement of the region. Many enterprising people set up business in a vast array of businesses, starting with the Piesse Brothers, Frederick, and Charles. That enterprising spirit continues today as Katanning continues to thrive.

The arrival of the Great Southern Railway enabled local businesses to provide a greater range of goods and services faster than they had been able to before its arrival. This allowed the Katanning business sector to grow in leaps and bounds, particularly in the early 1900’s.

Sadly though something that didn’t exist back in those early days, the internet, is starting to have a negative effect on our business community.

Vacuum Oil Co

Vanzuilecom Bros
Katanning Dairy (GSH 4/07/1906)

Varis Bros
(PO Box 115) Tel 211352
23 Daping Street
Tinsmiths and iron-workers, Sheet Metal Workers, Plumbers, Welders

Vienna Café and Bakery
HW Hillbrich (Sole Proprietor)
Clive Street
Best bread and smallgoods
Prompt attention and cleanliness is my motto
Farmers – call and leave your orders at the Vienna (GSH 31/08/1912)

Wake’s Garage
John & Len Wake
(PO Box 94) Tel 74
Richardson to Taylor Streets
Volkswagen Service and Sales – Fowler and Marshall Diesel Tractors, Leyland Tractors and Trucks, Kawasaki Motor Cycles, Shearers of Mannum and John Shearer Farm Machinery, Motor, Agricultural and General Engineers, Welders, Fitters, and Turners, Latest Retreading Equipment. 100 ton Power Press for Tractor Pins and Bushes

Wanke’s, Herb
90 Clive Street
Electrical home appliances (GSH 3/07/1915)

Wanke, J.F.
Dress Materials, Millinery, Children’s Clothing

Watt, Mr. A.J., L.D.S. (Ireland)
Austral Buildings Katanning, opposite railway gates
Head office – Katanning. Wagin visited every Friday. (GSH 31/08/1912)

Watts, A.J. Dental Surgery
Austral Terrace, Katanning – Opposite Railway Gates
Operated by Mr. Martin H. Watts – Dental Surgeon (GSH 3/07/1920)

Weidenbach, L.P. – Veterinary Hospital
Clive Street Katanning (Opposite J. Squiers)
A graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College, and also of the Toronto Equine Dental College, Canada, begs to notify the residents of Katanning and surrounding districts that he has opened a Veterinary Hospital in Katanning and solicits the support of all stock owners.

Weidenbach, Mrs.
Carew Street, opp. Recreation Ground
Premises recently occupied by Mrs. Gillam
Is prepared to take in ladies’ and children’s millinery
Latest styles and good modelling guaranteed – Prices Moderate (GSH 3/07/1915)

Wells, H.N. & Co
Harold Wells – Later taken over by son John.
(PO Box 144) Tel 144
Agents for Si-Ro-Set. High-Class Tailors, Men’s Outfitters

Wembley Tea and Dining Rooms
(Late A.S. Graham) Frederick Sweet, Proprietor
Austral Terrace, Katanning – Ph: 88
Choicest fruit, vegetables and confectionery always in stock
Country orders promptly attended to. The tea and dining rooms are under the strict supervision of Mrs. F. Sweet. Hot dinners 12-2 daily. Afternoon teas, suppers and meals at all hours – Hampers made up. (GSH 1/07/1925)

Western Rabbit Co – Katanning
Tel 195

Westwood House
Try Westwood House for homely accommodation – Terms moderate (GSH 1/07/1925)

Wigmores Fertiliser Department
A Division of Wigmores Limited

Wigmores Limited
Shearer Farm Equipment

Wilcox Mofflin Limited
Katanning Branch
Wool, Skin and Hide Merchants

Wills, Henry & Co
Katanning & Albany
Wool buyers

Wills, Henry & Co
Albany & Katanning
All shearing requisites stocked – Wool buyers
Cash buyers of sheep, kangaroo, and brush skins, hides, tallow, horsehair, beeswax, mallet bark, etc. (GSH 3/07/1920)

Wheatsheaf Florists
117 Clive Street
Flowers, wreaths, seedlings and garden requirements.

Whittle, G.V.
Katanning & Doubleview
(PO Box 666)
Graded Roaded Water Catchments

Wood & Son
Off Clive Street (Rear H.J. Wanke’s)
Private: Austral Crescent
House & Church Decorators, Sign Writers, Gilders, Grainers,
Painters, Glaziers, Paper Hangers (GSH 31/08/1912)
Private Residence – Austral Crescent (GSH 3/07/1915)

Wright, G.D. & M.F.
Gordon & Merilyn Wright
(PO Box 643) Tel 211049 – Depot – Dore Street
Caltex Fuel Distributors

Yacoub, Dr. Gamal H.
(PO Box 161) Tel 211880 – 54 Clive Street
Medical Practitioner

Yardley’s Hairdressing Salon
Brian Yardley
(PO Box 106) Tel 322 – Clive Street
Men’s hairdresser

Yeldon Motors Pty Ltd
(PO Box 29) Tel 98 – Cnr Austral Terrace and Broome Street
Chevrolet Cars and Trucks, Pontiac and Buick Cars, Holden Cars and Utilities

Zareefa Restaurant
M Lebad Proprietor – Clive Street, Katanning
I beg to inform my customers and friends that I have decided to reduce the price of meals served during the day to 1s per meal (Show-time excepted).
The dinners and teas consist of 3-courses. Any meal after 7.30pm will be charged as before. These new arrangements will commence from Saturday next, 10 August 1912, and will continue until further notice. (GSH 31/08/1912)


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Business Comes and Goes – ABCDE

Business Comes and Goes – FGHIJ

Business Comes and Goes – K-Katanning

Business Comes and Goes – KLMNO

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Business Comes and Goes – VWXYZ