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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

John D. NELSON

Born 25 August 1917 in Mount Lawley, Western Australia [39: 1-Sep-1917] [412]
Son of "Digby" Albert Digby NELSON and Bertha Ann SWAN [412]
18 months before his birth his parents had immigrated from England to purchase a Ready-Made Farm in Carnamah [34]
Resided with his parents and brother on farmland in Carnamah 1917-1919 [6] [39: 1-Sep-1917]
In 1919 they left their farm in Carnamah and shifted back to England [204]
They departed from Fremantle, Western Australia on the steamship Miltiades and arrived in London, England on 30 October 1919 [204]
In 1939 he was a Builder's Joiner and was living with his parents at 17 Rowlandson Terrace in Sunderland, Durham, England [412]


From The West Australian newspaper, Saturday 1 September 1917:
Births. NELSON.
"On August 25 at Nurse Bevan's Kialla, 700 Beaufort-street, Mount Lawley, to Mr and Mrs A. D. Nelson of Carnamah - a son. Both well."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John D. Nelson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 March 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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