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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Joe" Charles Joseph NAIRN

Born 1858 in York, Western Australia [15]
Son of James NAIRN and Sarah PETTIT [15]
Initially resided with his parents on Dalaik Farm in York [148]
Between 1863 and 1866 left York and settled with his parents on Noolooloo Station in what became the Carnamah district [148] [245]
He may have later resided with his parents on Claremont Farm in Dongara and Byro Station in the Murchison [--]
Married Mary Grace ANDREW in 1898 [15]
Farmer in Dongara in 1899 and 1900 [6]
Farmer of Moora Dale Farm in Moora 1901-1904 [19] [39: 9-Mar-1901]
     The first ploughing competition held in Moora took place in one of his paddocks on 31 August 1900 [39: 5-Sep-1900]
     He won 3rd prize for his Oaten Hay from Moora exhibited at The National Show in Perth during March 1901 [39: 9-Mar-1901]
     Member of the Moora Cricket Club in 1901 [129: 20-Apr-1901]
Farmer at Isseka in the Northampton district from 1906 to 1933 [6]
     'Nairn Bros' had purchased Victoria Location No. 1 in Isseka from James HASELDEN in mid 1905 [31: 23-Jun-1905]
     Sports Committee Member of the Isseka Picnic, Concert & Dance held in Isseka on 31 August 1909 [86: 3-Sep-1909]
Following the death of his wife in 1913 [15] his infant daughter Josepha was raised by his sister Clementina NAIRN [P322]
His sons Clement and Berback spent periods in Carnamah working for his nephew C. Harold NAIRN [P3]
His daughter Thelma, known as Dolly resided in Carnamah with her first husband and later with her second husband [P94]
He resided of late in the Perth suburb of Claremont [2]
Father of Howard, Godfrey, Thelma, Percival, Clarence, Clement, Berback and Josepha [P322]
Died 17 July 1935; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Westrn Australia (Anglican, LE, 210) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Charles Joseph Nairn' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/charles-joseph-nairn [reference list]




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