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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Charles CAMPBELL

Born C.1838 [24] or C.1842 [332]
Son of William CAMPBELL and Jane PATTERSON [332]
Farmer in Arrino 1897-1920 [6] [19] [50]
In the very early years he is said to have shepherded his sheep down to the lakes near Three Springs [120: 15-Feb-1951]
He shepherded the sheep along the lakes to Morawa, lambed the flock there and returned them to Arrino at the end of winter [120]
Grazier of Sheoak Farm in Arrino in 1903 [50]
Sheep Farmer on Woopenatty Station in Arrino in 1904 [19] [50]
     During this time the property was known as Woodphenatty Station [120: 15-feb-1951]
     He was the original owner of Woopenatty Station in Arrino before selling it to Michael C. BROWN [120: 27-Dec-1928]
Sheep Farmer of Muggawa Farm in Arrino in 1907 and 1910 [31: 10-Apr-1907] [50]
Husband of Jennie, Jinnie or Jinny, who he legally married on 28 March 1907 [24] [31: 10-Apr-1907] [332]
Resided of late in Eneabba [24] and was stated to have been a Pastoralist at the time of his death [86: 23-Sep-1920]
Died 13 March 1920 in Eneabba; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Methodist, Unsurveyed Corner) [24]
The remains of his wife were exhumed from near the coast and also interred at the Three Springs General Cemetery [24]
His estate was valued for probate at £1,683 and 15 shillings [225: 7-Aug-1920]


From The Geraldton Express newspaper, Wednesday 10 April 1907:
Local and General
"A correspondent writes: A very pretty wedding was solemnised at the residence of Mr. Edward Dodd, at Arrino, on the 28th ult., the Rev. Mr
Armstrong officiating. The contracting parties were Mr. Charles Campbell, farmer, of Muggawa, and "Jinnie," his late housekeeper. Invitations
were sent to all the residents of Arrino, who, to show their appreciation of such courtesy, attended en masse. Games and dancing were indulged in until the early hours of the following morning, when, after wishing the bride and bridegroom long life, happiness and prosperity, the pleasant gathering terminated."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Charles Campbell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 September 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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