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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ben" BENJAMIN

Aboriginal Shepherd employed by Donald MACPHERSON on Carnamah Station in 1910, receiving wages of £3 per month [497]
He was living in Carnamah wife his wife and four children [497]
In March 1910 two of his daughters were sent by train from Carnamah to the Swan Native & Half Caste Mission in Midland Junction [497]
He expressed that he wished to "take the two little girls away from the mission when their education is finished" [497]
His younger two children remained with him and his wife in Carnamah [497]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1912 [9: 29-Nov-1912]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Benjamin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/benjamin [reference list]




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