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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Keith" Edward Keith ROWLAND

Born 6 April 1919 in Dongara, Western Australia [P13]
Son of Clarence Augustus ROWLAND and Amy SLOPER [P13]
Resided with his parents at Yardarino in the Irwin district 1919-1921 [P13]
He was baptised on 18 May 1919 by Methodist Minister Stephen WRIGHT of the Wesley Manse in Dongara [84]
Shifted to Carnamah with his parents in 1921 [P13]
Resided with his parents on Hillview Farm in Carnamah [P13]
Won 2nd prize for Wildflowers in the Children's Section at the Annual Show & Sports Carnival in Carnamah in 1923 [86: 4-Oct-1923]
Educated at the Billeroo State School at Billeroo, East Winchester [P13] [7: pages 77, 78]
Paid £7 in Vermin Bonuses by the Carnamah District Road Board during the 1933-34 financial year for killing 14 foxes [300: page 42]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1934-35, 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 30-Nov-1934, 25-Oct-1935, 16-Oct-1936]
Played for the combined Winchester-Waddy-Coorow tennis team against Carnamah-Parkinson on Sunday 5 April 1936 [5: 3-Apr-1936]
Member of the Billeroo Cricket Club in 1936-37 and 1937-38 [5: 22-Jan-1937, 24-Dec-1937]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1941 [0: image 04047]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1945 [0: image 04318]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1946 and 1952[13]
Member of the Billeroo Cricket Club in 1949 and 1950 [0: image 04533] [4: 29-Jan-1949]
Member of the Winchester Cricket Club 1951-1957 [0: image 04597] [4: 22-Feb-1957]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1954 - played for Carnamah Town [0: image 04726]
Married Shirley June ROWLAND [P13]
Farmer of Red Hill Farm in Carnamah 1945-1960 [3] [19] [60]
The farm was 1,600 acres in size and was leased from Rupe and Don ROWLAND before buying it from them in 1949 [3]
The farm's 1600 acres consisted of Lot M1078 and Portion 1 of Lot M1217 of Victoria Locations 1935 and 1937 [3]
His home on Red Hill was telephone number Carnamah-7U from 1945 to 1959[60]
He appears to have sold his farm in Carnamah to "Bob" Robert A. WATSON [3] [60]
In 1960 resided at 3 Caron Street in Carnamah and was telephone number Carnamah-78 [60]
Resided in Carnamah until moving to Bindoon during the 1960s [P203]
Father of Alisa, Gordon and Robert [P13]
Died 12 February 1988; buried in Gingin, Western Australia [P13]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edward Keith Rowland' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edward-keith-rowland [reference list]




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