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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Frank" Francis Charles BAGLEY

Born 1883 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Son of John BAGLEY and Emily Edith GARDNER; and step-son of Peter PILONI [15] [114: page 32]
Along with his twice widowed mother and siblings he shifted to Wannamal late in the year 1900 [114: page 32]
Resided with his mother on Haresfield Farm in Wannamal [114: page 32]
Had a relationship with Jemima ASHBY which resulted in a daughter Annie Emily, who was born in 1902 [15]
In 1903 he was working as a Fettler on the Koojan-Moora section of the Midland Railway line [114: page 80]
The next year he acquired through two leases 260 acres in Wannamal (Swan Locations 2152 and 2260) [114: page 57]
Farmer in Wannamal 1906-1908 [6] [19]
Married Jemima ASHBY in 1908 [66]
Farmer in Marchagee in 1908 and 1909 [19] [50]
Railway Ganger for the Midland Railway Company in Wannamal 1909-1921 [19] [50]
He was later the local Postmaster and an Orchardist in Wannamal [114: page 213]
Came 2nd in the Midland Railway Company's competition in 1912 for the section of railway line in the best condition [129: 9-Feb-1912]
Member of the Wannamal Hall Committee in 1912-1919 - was Vice Chairman in 1919 [114: pages 107, 116, 185, 188, 197-8, 202]
Left Wannamal in December 1922 after selling his orchard in Wannamal to John K. KIMBER [114: page 219]
Railway Ganger in Gingin in 1931 [50]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [2]
Father of Annie and Walter [114: page 213]
Died 19 December 1955; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, NA, 114) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Francis Charles Bagley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2024 from [reference list]

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