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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Ernest Edgar PAGE

Born 1880 in Violet Town, Victoria, Australia [15]
Son of William PAGE and Matilda SHAW [15]
Labourer in Three Springs and Arrino 1911-1921 [19] [50]
Married Nellie Ellen FEEHAN in 1914 [66]
Farmer in Cookernup 1923-1927 [6] [50]
Labourer in Watheroo in 1926 [50]
Farmer in Three Springs 1927-1936 [19] [50]
In February 1928 his children Violet, Ernest and Grace were enrolled at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
Previously his children had attended the State School in Cookernup in the Harvey district [98]
Rate books give his address as Coorow 1932-1934 and Three Springs 1935-1937 [3]
From before 1932 until his death he held the lease for 1,500 acre Victoria Location 7565 in Winchester, South Carnamah [3]
Member of the Three Springs-Arrino Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League[5: 21-May-1937]
Resided in Dongara in 1937 [24]
Died 6 May 1937 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 31) [24]
Following his death the Three Springs Road Board observed two minutes silence at their meeting on 15 May 1937 [5: 21-May-1937]
His 1,500 acre leasehold in Winchester was forfeited on 25 March 1938 [3]

From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 7 May 1937:
Death of Three Springs Resident
"The death occurred at the North Midlands District Hospital, Three Springs, on Thursday when Ernest Page, 63, of Three Springs, passed away. The deceased, who had resided in the Three Springs district for many years recently moved to Dongara. He returned a fortnight ago when he entered the hospital, where he remained until his demise. Deceased leaves a wife and three children to mourn their sad loss."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest Edgar Page' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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