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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Alex" Daniel Alexander FERGUSON

Born 1900 in Bridgetown, Western Australia [15]
Son of Daniel FERGUSON and Emma Eliza WALL [15]
Resided with his parents on farmland in Arrino [6] [19]
Broke his arm in Arrino on Monday 14 September 1914 when he was out driving with his father in their horse and sulky [10: 18-Sep-1914]
     He hoped out of the sulky and on getting back on the horse took off quicker than expected and he was thrown onto the ground [10]
     His father took him to Three Springs to get the advice of Arthur W. V. GREEN, who confirmed that his arm was broken [10]
     The next day his father took him to Moora by train where he was admitted to the Moora Hospital for treatment to his arm [10]
At a land sale held on Friday 13 October 1922 he purchased the 13 acre Suburban Lot 65 near the Arrino townsite [86: 14-Oct-1922]
Contractor in Arrino 1924-1935 [19]
Member of the Arrino Football Club in 1922 and 1923 [9: 15-Sep-1922, 13-Jul-1923]
Member of the Arrino Cricket Club in 1922-23 [9: 12-Jan-1923]
Vermin Inspector for the Three Springs Road Board in 1931 [4: 16-May-1931]
     He was complimented by the Three Springs Road Board for the way in which he carried out the duties of Vermin Inspector [4]
In 1936 he was working as a Labourer and living on Recreation Road in Kalamunda[50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Daniel Alexander Ferguson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 May 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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