Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Arthur" James JACKSON

Born C.1911 [5: 17-Nov-1933]
School Teacher at the Billeroo State School at Billeroo, East Winchester for second half of 1933 and the first half of 1934 [5] [73]
Boarded with Edgar and Meta HUF on their farm in Winchester in 1933 [5: 17-Nov-1933]
While rabbit shooting on Monday night 13 November 1933 his gun exploded and a bullet entered his side and pierced his lung [5]
     After not returning home by the following morning Mr and Mrs HUF contacted John LAWSON and Walter CHAPMAN [5]
     They responded that he had not stayed with either of them and a search was then commenced [5: 17-Nov-1933]
     The bush he was shooting in was along the boundary between John LAWSON and Edgar HUF's farms [P133]
     On being found he was taken to the Carnamah Private Hospital and a few days later his condition was reported to be favourable [5]
Remained at the Carnamah Private Hospital for ten days, during which time he was visited by his parents, brother and sister [5]
Left the Carnamah Private Hospital and travelled to Perth with his mother on Thursday 23 November 1933 [5: 24-Nov-1933]
Once recovered he resumed his duties School Teacher of the Billeroo State School at Billeroo, East Winchester [5: 24-Nov-1933] [73]
Left the Carnamah district on 30 June 1934 after being transferred to the Yuna State School at Yuna (near Geraldton) [0: image 03516]
Teacher of the Inering State School on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1935[73]
Travelled to Perth to undergo an operation in early June 1935, during which time he was relieved at Inering by a Miss CODIE [5]
Following the operation and recovery he returned to Carnamah on Monday 1 July 1935 [5: 7-Jun-1935, 5-Jul-1935]
He closed down the Inering State School due to low attendance on 25 October 1935[276]
After leaving the keys to the Inering State School with William DUSCHKA he appears to have left the Carnamah district [276]
His annual salary during his periods as sole teacher of the Billeroo State School and Inering State School was £263 [73]

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

Use the below form or email

Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.