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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Rev. Ernest William GROSER

Anglican Minister based in Mingenew 1913-1916 [6] [50] [215]
Following his first visit to Coorow in May 1913 he wrote to the Education Department about there being no school in Coorow [215]
     He suggested that part-time schools be opened in private buildings at Coorow and Turipa with one teacher to work them both [215]
     After initial correspondence with himself and some of the settlers his suggestion came to fruition in December 1913 [215]
     The closed Coorow State School was reopened on 3 December 1913 and the Turipa State School opened on 8 December 1913 [215]
During July 1916 he was transferred from Mingenew to Greenough [10: 28-Jul-1916]
Following his transfer Ernest GILL, the minister at Dongara, went as far as Coorow every few months [10: 28-Jul-1916]
Married Amy Margaret HAMERSLEY in 1922 [66]
Died 1942 [15]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest William Groser' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from [reference list]

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