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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Michael James O'DEA

Farmer of 839 acres in East Carnamah 1910-1916 [44]
     His 839 acres consisted of Conditional Purchase lease 21662/55, which became Victoria Location 3588 [44]
     From 1911 to 1916 was also the lessee of 160 acres (Victoria Location 3587) in East Carnamah [44]
Contracted by the Midland Railway Company to do ploughing on their unsold farms in Carnamah in 1914 [34]
In 1915 seeded 692 acres in Carnamah for the Midland Railway Company at 12/6 per acre [34]
     The 692 acres were smaller areas located on each of Lots M926, M927, M928, M929, M930 and M931 in Carnamah [34]
     Performed the seeding of the 692 acres with the use of two Spring Tooth Cultivators one Drill with 18 discs [34]
Presided over the Social & Dance that followed the Picnic Races held in Carnamah on 24 June 1915 [39: 7-Jul-1915]
     He explained that the proceeds of the event would be divided between the Belgian Fund and the start of a local Hall Fund [39]
Farmer and Contractor in Carnamah in 1916 and 1917 [6]
Contractor in Carnamah 1919-1922 [50]
He could be the Michael James O'DEA who was a labourer on Urella Station in Mingenew in 1914 [19]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Michael James O'Dea' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from [sources]

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