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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Eddie" Edgar Thomas STEVENS

Born 28 September 1928 in Kadina, South Australia [28]
Son of George Valentine STEVENS and Mavis Daphne Malvena MILLARD [28]
Shifted with his parents to Western Australia in 1932, and spent most of his childhood in Perth [P296]
Educated at state schools in Nungarin, East Cannington and Kenwick, and then at the Perth Boys School [P296]
Worked as a Stock Recorder for Coventry Motors until leaving Perth and shifting to Three Springs in 1944 [P296]
Farmhand and later Sharefarmer for his uncle "Percy" Percival L. MILLARD in Three Springs 1944-1960 [P296]
During his sojourn in Three Springs he resided on his uncle's Gimlet Park Farm east of Three Springs [P296]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club and of the Three Springs Repertory Club [P296]
Married June Lois FINNIGAN on 22 April 1950 [P296]
Left Three Springs in 1960 after purchasing Carinya Farm in Mingenew from A. Mervyn COUSINS [P296]
Farmer of Carinya Farm in Mingenew 1960-1975 [P296]
In 1975 sold the farm in Mingenew to Edward W. HEINZ of Carnamah, left Mingenew and shifted to Perth [P296]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Doubleview for ten years, and then in the Perth suburb of Stirling for 21 years [P296]
Conducted his own parcel delivery service PEP Transport for a number of years before selling out to transport company DHL [P296]
After selling out he did maintenance work for DHL and worked almost full time as an upholsterer [P296]
Holidayed a couple of times a year, and visited over 70 countries [P296]
Father of Terry, Patricia, Gary, Sandy and Pauline [P296]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edgar Thomas Stevens' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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