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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Ernie" Ernest RANSON

Accountant / Bookkeeper in Three Springs, Western Australia 1913-1916 [6] [19]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1911-1914 [9: 29-Dec-1911, 29-Nov-1912, 28-Nov-1913, 26-Jun-1914]
Played for the winning single men in a Married verses Single cricket match in Three Springs on 4 February 1912 [9: 1-Mar-1912]
He donated five shillings to the Moora District Hospital Fund during November 1912 [9: 15-Nov-1912]
After an absence working as a clearing contractor away from Three Springs he returned in early May 1915 [10: 11-May-1915]
Butcher in Three Springs in 1917, in partnership with Robert W. BYRNE as "Byrne & Ranson" [6]
Won the Throwing at the Wicket at the Hall Committee's Sports Day in Three Springs on Friday 18 February 1916 [10: 25-Feb-1916]
     His success was said to have been attributed from heaving rocks at logs around the butcher's shop in Three Springs [10]
Attended the Surprise Party at Fred and Maude JAMES' home on Coodawa Farm in Three Springs in early May 1916 [10: 16-May-1916]
In July 1916 it was remarked that one of the policeman's main jobs was to make sure he didn't speed in his motor vehicle [10: 28-Jul-1916]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest Ranson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 30 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ernest-ranson [sources]




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