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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Cecil Vaughan FOSS

Born C.1845 in Dublin, Ireland [15]
Son of Christopher Vaughan FOSS and Ann DEUROCHE [15]
Immigrated to Western Australia with his parents and siblings [69]
They departed London, England on the sailing ship William Jardine and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 1 August 1852 [69]
Married Isabella May BURGES in Perth, Western Australia in 1884 [15]
Pastoralist of Arrino Station in Arrino, Western Australia 1880-1894 [322: 2-Oct-1880] [120: 20-Oct-1894]
During a period of flooding he made the first track through the bush on the west side of the Yarra Yarra Lakes [39: 13-Apr-1888]
In 1888 he suggested that the government place a boat at the crossing of the Yarra Yarra Lakes to convey the mail across [39: 13-Apr-1888]
Father of Ernest Cecil, Vittoria, Henry Clinton, Nora Maria and Cecil Maitland [15]
Died 12 November 1904; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, CA, 220) [2]
His wife, who lived to the age of 97, died on 23 October 1949 and was buried in the adjacent plot at the Karrakatta Cemetery [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Cecil Vaughan Foss' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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