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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Dan" Daniel FERGUSON

Born C.1866 [2]
Married Emma Eliza WALL [15]
Railway Labourer in Marchagee in 1903 [50]
Railway Fettler in Mingenew in 1905 [50]
Railway Ganger in Arrino 1909-1911 and Farmer in Arrino 1914-1933 [6] [19]
His farm was situated about five miles south of the Arrino townsite on the Midlands Road [P2]
Played for Arrino in one of their first cricket matches against a team from Three Springs on 5 January 1907 [31: 9-Jan-1907]
On request investigated and reported on a matter in Arrino to the Upper Irwin Road Board in 1919 [9: 21-Feb-1919]
Donated 2/- to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1925 [124]
Vermin Inspector for the Three Springs Road Board in 1933 [5: 26-May-1933]
Returned to his home in Arrino in late July 1934 after a pleasant holiday in Perth [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Among those who protested in 1935 against the Three Springs Road Board spending their rates on tennis courts in Arrino [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Guildford [2]
Father of Vernon, Vera, Alex, Daisy and Lillian [P2]
Died 23 May 1943; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, WG, 315) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Daniel Ferguson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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