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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Edward Prior TYLER

Born 1874 in Bunbury, Western Australia [15]
Son of Handy TYLER and Elizabeth Ann SNOWDON [15]
Married Agnes Florence MASSINGHAM in 1907 [66]
Farmer in Coorow [19]
His farm was 2,010 acres in size and consisted of Victoria Locations 2732, 2927, 2997, 3059, 3350, 3351, 3500, 3502 and 5464 [3]
Paid a 10/- Vermin Bonus by the Carnamah District Road Board in February 1934 for helping to control vermin by killing a fox [300]
Attended the Annual Meeting of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Football Club on Saturday 14 April 1934 [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Left the Coorow district in 1934 after leasing or selling his farm to Alexander GRANT [3] [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Presumably returned to Coorow as he was a member of the Coorow Tennis Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 8 & 22-Nov-1935, 6-Nov-1936]
"E. P. Tyler & Son" submitted a tender to the Carnamah District Road Board for clearing the Coorow West Road in 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
In July 1936 he and his son accepted the contract for the clearing of the Coorow West Road in Coorow [5: 10-Jul-1936]
Played for the defeated Married Men in a cricket match against Single Men in Coorow on Sunday 11 April 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937]
Later resided in Perth [2]
Died 31 August 1961; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, IA, 230)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edward Prior Tyler' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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