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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ted" Edward John BRUCE

Born 1905 in Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia [32]
Son of Frederick Max BRUCE and Jessie Birrell MUIR [242] [243]
In 1931 he was working as a Boot-maker and living with his wife at 275 Hannan Street in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia [50]
Boot Repairer in Arrino, Western Australia 1933 [19]
     Lived with his wife and two daughters on the back of a covered in truck behind the Arrino Hall [P2]
Boot Repairer in Perenjori, Western Australia 1935-1939 [19]
Saddler in Dongara, Western Australia in 1941 [19]
Saddler, Boot-maker and Upholsterer in Carnamah, Western Australia 1941-1944 [0: image 04045] [6] [57]
     Initially ran his business from premises belonging to Elder Smith & Co at 1 Macpherson Street, Carnamah [0: image 04082]
     At the end of March 1942 he shifted his business to the old saddlers shop further up Macpherson Street [0: image 04082]
     The old saddlers shop was situated between the Presbyterian Church and The North Midland Times printing offices [P4]
     He advertised his business locally in The North Midland Times newspaper [0: image 02945]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1941 [13]
By 1947 he was living in Mullewa, Western Australia where he was working as a Saddler [19]
Saddler and Upholsterer of Cleaver Street in Carnarvon, Western Australia 1949-1954 [39: 19-Feb-1951] [50]    
Upholsterer in Port Denison, Western Australia 1958-1963 [50]
In 1968 he was living at 172 Varden Street in the Kalgoorlie suburb of Piccadilly [50]
Resided in Perth before shifting to the Lady Brand Lodge in Three Springs [147]
     Loaded everything he owned into his motor vehicle and set off for Three Springs [P4]
     On the way he called in at Dick and Bridie EVANS' house in Carnamah on Christmas Day, 25 December 1977 [P4]
     Resided at the Lady Brand Lodge in Three Springs from 29 December 1977 until his death on 30 September 1979 [147]
Husband of Jane [19]
Father of Shirley [P4] and Jessie [0: image 04192]
Died 30 September 1979; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Lawn, A, 677) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edward John Bruce' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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