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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Gerald H. BEETSON

Member of the Northampton Cricket Club in 1910 [31: 14-Mar-1910]
He "looked quite the character in a naval officer's uniform" at the Fancy Dress Ball in Northampton on 29 May 1910 [86: 7-May-1910]
In 1911 he did contract road forming work for the Upper Irwin Road Board [9: 8-Dec-1911]
Cleared a road from the Railway Station in Coorow to Victoria Location 3341 for 1/9 per chain in October 1910 [9: 30-Sep-1910]
He was contracted to clear for the Upper Irwin Road Board a road at Jun Jun in Coorow for 1/6 per chain in November 1910 [9: 4-Nov-1910]
The work at Jun Jun was cancelled by the Road Board in February 1911 as the Lands Department hadn't surveyed the road [9: 24-Feb-1911]
Sang "Love Me and the World is Mine" at the Concert & Dance at the schoolroom in Three Springs on 1 September 1910 [9: 9-Sep-1910]
Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club in 1911 and 1912 [9: 13-Dec-1912] [86: 19-Apr-1911]
Competed in the Sheffield Handicap race at the Walkaway Sports held in Walkaway on Saint Patrick's Day in 1912 [31: 11-Mar-1912]
     He came third in the quarter mile race and his horse Percussion came third in the Second Hack Race [86: 21-Mar-1912]
Along with Dick HARRIS won the Adult Three-Legged Race at the inaugural Three Springs Day on 12 September 1912 [86: 17-Sep-1912]
Won the £8 Visitors' Handicap at the annual picnic of employees of the Midland Railway in Dongara on 9 November 1912 [9: 15-Nov-1912]
Attended the Saint Patrick's Day Sports in Three Springs in 1913 and competed in the Sheffield Handicap race [9: 14-Mar-1913]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gerald H. Beetson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/gerald-h-beetson [reference list]




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