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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Rev. James Rossiter MORRELL

Born 17 May 1907 in Northam, Western Australia [138] [39: 24-May-1907]
Son of Sidney Frederick MORRELL and Constance Ayles ROSSITER [15] [120: 1-Jun-1907]
His father was a nephew of Lachlan Wilson MACPHERSON of Carnamah and Mrs Elizabeth Kniest MALEY of Greenough [15]
His parents had married in 1906 and at the time of his birth were living in York [15] [39: 24-May-1907]
Three days after his birth his mother passed away at the age of 27 years and was buried at the Northam Cemetery [138]
Methodist Minister in Ravensthorpe until being transferred to Three Springs in 1934 [5: 23-Mar-1934, 13-Apr-1934]
Conducted services in Carnamah, Caron, Waddy Forest, Three Springs, Arrino, Dudawa and Yandanooka [5]
Presided over the Methodist Home Mission Social and Concert held in Carnamah on Tuesday 24 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
One of the speakers at the Farewell tendered to Rev. Edward CHARD in Three Springs on Tuesday 31 July 1934 [5: 3-Aug-1934]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Member of the Waddy Forest Group of Toc H [5: 4-Jan-1935]
Methodist Minister of the Wesley Church in Mount Magnet in 1936 [50]
Died 9 January 1993; buried Northam Cemetery in Northam, Western Australia [138]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James Rossiter Morrell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/james-rossiter-morrell [reference list]




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