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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


John Frederick SIMPSON

Contractor in Three Springs in 1911 and 1912 [6] [9]
Contractor in Three Springs in partnership with Frank BAILEY as "Bailey & Simpson" in 1911 [9: 24-Feb-1911]
Did contract work for the Upper Irwin Road Board, including clearing part of the Midlands Road in Three Springs for 3/- per chain [9]
They also constructed culverts and approaches on the Midlands Road, for which they received £95 [9: 24-Feb-1911]
In December 1910 he accepted an offer from the Upper Irwin Road Board to clear the road from Dudawa to Morawa [9: 30-Dec-1910]
Member of the Kadathinni Farmers & Progress Association in 1911 [9: 5-May-1911]
He and Frank BAILEY were also the owners of a property in Morawa [9: 27-Jan-1911]
In January 1911 they purchased a 14-horsepower traction engine to use for rolling scrub and mallee country on their farm [9: 27-Jan-1911]
Resided at the Government Dam in Three Springs [19] [50]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Frederick Simpson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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