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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Daniel Sheridan FITZSIMONS

Born C.1847 [2]
Son of Matthew FITZSIMONS [55]
Married Catherine SWIFT on 9 November 1874 in Port Adelaide, South Australia[55]
Departed Adelaide, South Australia on the Marloo and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 1 January 1898 [70]
Attended the Basket Social & Dance at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs in aid of the Red Cross on 30 July 1915 [10: 6 & 13-Aug-1915]
Labourer in Carnamah 1916-1925 [19]
     Purchased some of his general supplies from general store "The Supply Stores" in Yarra Street, Carnamah in 1917 [92]
     His horse Dandy won the Trotting Handicap race at the Peace Day Celebrations in Carnamah on Saturday 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
     He presumably leased the horse Dandy, which was a well known horse belonging to Donald MACPHERSON of Carnamah [--]
     His horse Olderfeet came 2nd in the Maiden Hack Race at the Picnic Race Meeting in Carnamah on 16 September 1920 [10: 1-Oct-1920]
     In 1923 was working in Carnamah as a rabbiter for the Midland Railway Company [34]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [2]
Father of James Daniel, Walter John, Anna Elena and George Matthew [55]
Died 13 June 1929; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, GA, 132) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Daniel Sheridan Fitzsimons' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 February 2020 from [sources]

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