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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Edward David ANGEL

Born 24 July 1873 near Wasleys, South Australia [55]
Son of William ANGEL and Sarah Jane MURRAY [55]
     His father was born in Dawlish, Devon, England and had shifted with his parents to South Australia as a boy in 1849 [336: page 7]
     His parents had married on 31 March 1864 at the Wesleyan Chapel in Shea Oak Log, South Australia [55]
     His mother, who died when he was 10 in 1883, was one of 14 children [336]
Sometime after the death of his mother in 1883 himself, his father and siblings left South Australia shifted to Western Australia [15] [55]
Farmhand at Milo near Irwin in 1904 [19]
Farmer in Irwin 1907-1913 [6]
Married Florence Ellen WEBLEY in 1911 [66]
Farmhand at Milo in the Irwin district in 1911 [19]
Farmer in Yuna 1916-1918 [50] [84]
Purchased 991 acres of farmland in Coorow from the Midland Railway Company on 25 June 1920 [27]
The 991 acres consisted of Lots M969, M970 and M1236 of Victoria Location 2023 and cost £1760/4/3 (35/6 per acre) [27]
Farmer in Coorow in 1920 [27] [44]
In January 1921 he abandoned the sale for the farm in Coorow, resulting in it reverting to the Midland Railway Company [27]
Farmhand and Farmer in Three Springs 1921-1924 [6] [19] [98]
His daughter Myrtle was admitted as a student of the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs in March 1921 [98]
In 1922 and 1923 he share-farmed part of Charles C. MALEY's Parakalia Farm in Three Springs [86: 25-Oct-1923]
He grew grew a "magnificent crop" of 400 acres on Parakalia Farm in Three Springs in 1922 [9: 15-Sep-1922]
The Three Springs Kangaroo Hunting & Picnic Party inspected his crop on the way their hunt of 1-2 September 1922 [9: 15-Sep-1922]
In 1923 his crop of Nabawa wheat on Parakalia Farm was one of the finest in the district, expected to yield 40 bushels [86: 25-Oct-1923]
At the end of 1924, or in early 1925, they left Three Springs and shifted to Northam [98]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [2]
Died 26 December 1949; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Wesleyan, IA, 258) [2]
Uncle of Mrs Florence Helena May MALEY and brother-in-law of Mrs Isabella ANGEL of The Oaks Farm in Arrino [15] [19] [55]
Brother of "Jack" John James ANGEL who resided in retirement in Carnamah in 1935 and 1936 [5: 30-Aug-1935, 31-Jul-1936] [19]
Uncle of Mrs Edith Olive BRANDIS who resided in Three Springs 1943-1977 [15] [19] [24]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edward David Angel' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 April 2024 from [reference list]

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