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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Donald GOLLAGHER

Born in Scotland [10: 11-Jun-1915]
After eight years in Kalamunda he and his wife were transferred to Three Springs [129: 15-Jan-1915]
Arrived in Three Springs in February 1915 to succeed Arthur W. V. GREEN as teacher of the local State School [10: 5-Feb-1915]
School Teacher of the Three Springs State School in 1915 and 1916, on an annual salary of £200 [73]
During his time the State School consisted of just one room and a small lean too, and in June 1915 had 52 pupils [10: 11-Jun-1915]
Received an annual salary of £200 in both 1915 and 1916 [73]
He laid out a tennis court at the State School during the 1915 winter, so his pupils could practise and defeat the local club [10: 11-Jun-1915]
Labourer in Arrino 1919-1921 [50]
Resided with his wife Agnes, who was the teacher of the Arrino State School, at the schoolhouse in Arrino [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Donald Gollagher' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/donald-gollagher [reference list]




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