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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Alex" Rev. Alexander William JAMES

Clergyman in Moora in 1916 [50]
Arrived in Three Springs by train on Saturday 20 April 1918 [10: 26-Apr-1918]
Methodist Minister in Three Springs 1918-1920 [6] [10]
Preached his first sermon in Three Springs on Sunday 21 April 1918 [10: 26-Apr-1918]
In 1919 he held Methodist Church services in Arrino and Three Springs each Sunday [10: 8 & 22-Aug-1919]
One day in January 1919 his sulky pony refused to move, and it was suggested he get farmer Fred JAMAS to yell at it [10: 24-Jan-1919]
Although unwell attended the Basket Social held in Three Springs in aid of the Methodist Church in February 1919 [10: 28-Feb-1919]
It was reported a short while after the Basket Social that he had temporarily left Three Springs to receive medical attention [10]
Attended and spoke at the unveiling of the Three Springs Honour Board on Tuesday 3 June 1919 [9: 6-Jun-1919] [10: 13-Jun-1919]
Member and Secretary of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1919 [9: 13-Jun-1919] [10: 27-Jun-1919]
Attended the Surprise Party held at the home of EK and Isabella BYRNE in Three Springs on Monday 30 June 1919 [10: 4-Jul-1919]
During the evening of Saturday 5 July 1919 he conducted a Lantern Lecture in Carnamah [10: 11-Jul-1919]
He gave an "excellent address" at his Peace Commemoration Service held in Three Springs on Sunday 6 July 1919 [10: 11-Jul-1919]
He and Miss Annie BYRNE won the Cigarette Race at the Peace Celebrations in Three Springs on 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
Officiated at the funeral of A. G. SPEAR at the Mingenew Cemetery and a Church Service at Mingenew in August 1919 [10: 8-Aug-1919]
Spent a weekend in Coorow in later September 1919, and presumably conducted a Service there on the Sunday [10: 29-Sep-1919]
Won the Three Long Jumps competition at the Three Springs Day held in Three Springs on 25 September 1919 [10: 3-Oct-1919]
In 1919 he was assisted in running the Sunday School in Three Springs by Miss Annie BYRNE and Miss ANGOVE [10: 17-Oct-1919]
He and Annie BYRNE sang "Life's Dream is Over" at the Methodist Social in Three Springs on 11 October 1919 [10: 17-Oct-1919]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alexander William James' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2024 from [reference list]

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