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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Frank Robert HIGGINS

Born C.1874 [2]
Labourer in Bamboo Creek northeast of Marble Bar in 1903 [50]
Labourer on Muccan Station near Marble Bar in 1906 [50]
Farm Manager in Moora 1908-1910 [9: 2-Oct-1908] [19]
     His eye needed four stitches after a horse he was riding took him against a wire clothesline in Moora in September 1908 [9: 2-Oct-1908]
     Along with other bachelors, he organised a picnic attended by 80 on the Walebing Road in Moora on 11 October 1908 [9: 16-Oct-1908]
Farm Manager for Charles E. WRIGHT of Hyde Park Farm in Perenjori in 1912 [9: 22-Nov-1912]
     His employer worked for the Midland Railway Company in Three Springs and visited the farm when on leave [9: 22-Nov-1912]
Contractor in Moora in 1912 and 1913 [50]
Contractor in Perenjori in 1914 [19] [50]
Contractor in Coorow in 1915 [6]
Contractor in Marchagee in 1919 [19]
Sunk a well and did other work in Coorow for Robert W. OWEN-DAINTREY in 1920[10: 17-Sep-1920]
Contactor in Coorow in 1921 and 1922 [50]
Contractor in Winchester 1932-1937 [4: 12-Nov-1932] [50]
     In 1932 had a hired Ford truck licensed with the Carnamah District Road Board, with license plate CA-16 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
     Paid £1/1/- by the Carnamah District Road Board in November 1933 for effecting repairs to a water soak in Winchester [300: page 49]
     The Road Board paid him £6/6/6 on 11 May 1934 and £2/12/4 on 5 June 1934 for work done on roads in Winchester [300: page 62, 66]
     Corresponded with the Carnamah District Road Board regarding truck registrations in April 1936 [5: 17-Apr-1936]
     Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son [53]
Died 3 August 1937; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, FA, 199) [2]
The effects of his estate were sold by auction at the Carnamah Police Station at 2 p.m. on 12 March 1938 [88]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frank Robert Higgins' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 July 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frank-robert-higgins [sources]




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