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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" John THOMAS

Born 7 November 1862 in Kadina, South Australia [55]
Son of Edward Tregloan THOMAS and Elizabeth PARSONS [55]
Shifted to Western Australia where he worked for the Midland Railway Company [P376]
Railway Stationmaster in Moora in 1897 [6]
Married (1) Frances Ellen HILL in Gingin in 1897 [15]
Railway Stationmaster in Gingin 1898-1901 [6]
His wife gave birth to twins John and Frances at the railway station in Gingin in late June 1899 [39: 29-Jun-1899]
Days later on 6 July 1899, at the railway station in Gingin, his wife passed away at the age of 21 years [39: 3-Aug-1899]
Their son John passed away later in 1899 at the age of three months [15]
Married (2) Lydia CAHILL in Perth in 1902 [15]
Railway Stationmaster in Mingenew 1902-1913 [6] [19] [50] [84]
After about eleven years in Mingenew he was transferred to the role of Goods Agent in Midland Junction in April 1913 [9: 2-May-1913]
Goods Agent for the Midland Railway Company in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction 1913-1920 [6] [9: 2-May-1913]
During his time as Goods Agent he resided on Elvire Street in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction 1914-1920 [6]
Railway Stationmaster in Mingenew 1921-1923 [6] [19]
Railway Stationmaster in Coorow 1923-1925 [6] [9: 23-Feb-1923] [50]
Railway Stationmaster in Dongara 1925-1933 [6] [19] [50]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
Resided at 32 Elvire Street in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction in 1936 and 1937 [6] [50]
Father of John, Frances, Jack, Horace, Harold, Donald and Jean [P376]
Died 1 May 1937; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Wesleyan, FC, 677) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-thomas [sources]




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