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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Gertrude" Evelyn Gertrude SHEEHAN

Teacher of the Turipa State School on A. Hamlet JONES' Turipa Farm in Coorow in 1919 [215]
She and "Trix" Sarah A. E. JONES held a dance at the JONES' home on Turipa Farm on 17 May 1919 [9: 30-May-1919]
In late June 1919 the Education Department decided to move her to Coorow to reopen the closed Coorow State School [215]
Reopened the Coorow State School from a room of Coorow House on Victoria Location 385 in Coorow on 19 August 1919 [215]
Teacher of the Coorow State School from two rooms of the unoccupied Coorow House in Coorow in 1919 and 1920 [215]
Left Coorow and shifted to Perth on 5 November 1920 [215]
She left partly on account of illness and also because there was no building available to conduct the school from [215]
Called upon the Education Department in Perth on 8 November 1920 and encouraged them to continue with the school in Coorow [215]
At that time there were 14 schoolchildren and Coorow was likely to go ahead as there were surveyors busily surveying new farms [215]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Evelyn Gertrude Sheehan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/evelyn-gertrude-sheehan [reference list]




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