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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Arthur OLIVER

Born 1872 in Echuca, Victoria, Australia [54]
Son of Thomas OLIVER and Charlotte ROBERTS [15]
Resided in Euchuca, Victoria, Australia until shifting to Western Australia with four of his brothers during the gold rush [P2]
Married Margaret MAGREE in Broad Arrow in 1910 [66]
Sandalwood Cutter around Perenjori and Morawa [P2]
By 1913 he was working as a Labourer on Frederick E. S. JAMES' Coodawa Farm in Three Springs [50]
He gave a five shilling subscription towards the annual Three Springs Day event in 1913 [9: 3-Oct-1913]
His horse Gold Boy won the Hack Race at the Carnamah Races held on Easter Monday 9 April 1917 [9: 27-Apr-1917]
Labourer in Bowgada in 1917 [50]
After becoming very ill he passed away after two days at the Cottage Hospital on Parakalia Farm in Three Springs [P2]
Father of Jack, Biddy and Mary [P2]
Died 31 August 1924 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Unsurveyed Corner) [24]
Local farmer Evander W. FRANKLIN officiated at his funeral, which was undertaken by Isaac WALLACE [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Arthur Oliver' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 July 2024 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/arthur-oliver [reference list]




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