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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Paddy" Patrick YAPPO

The following lines potentially belong to multiple different Aboriginal men named Paddy YAPPO [P1]
Member of the New Norcia Mission Cricket Club in 1908 [9: 25-Dec-1908]
Member of the Warrengabbie Cricket Club in Moora in 1909-10 [9: 10-Dec-1909, 28-Jan-1910]
Later worked in Carnamah for local pioneer, pastoralist and farmer Donald MACPHERSON [P399]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1912, 1915-16 and 1922-23 [9: 2-Feb-1912, 26-Nov-1915, 2-Mar-1923]
Played in the winning Carnamah Natives team against a team of Geraldton cricketers in Geraldton on 9 April 1912 [86: 11-Apr-1912]
Member of the Wanderers Football Club in Moora in 1921 [9: 3-Jun-1921]
The Wanderers Football Club was an all-Aboriginal team which competed in the Moora Football Association [120: 28-Jul-1949]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club 1921-1930 [4: 28-Aug-1926, 6-Jul-1929, 14-Jun-1930] [9: 20-May-1921]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Smoke Social and Wind-Up at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 7 September 1929 [4: 14-Sep-1929]
Won the Sheard Medal for being the Carnamah Football Club's highest goal kicker for the 1929 season [4: 14-Sep-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Presentation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 9 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
In 1930 he once more received the medal for being the Carnamah Football Club's highest goal kicker for the season [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Father of Benedict, who was baptised by the priest from Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Three Springs on 28 March 1931 [91]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of "Father of Carnamah" Donald MACPHERSON at the Winchester Cemetery in 1931 [4: 22-Aug-1931]
Resided in Carnamah until at least 1931 [91]
Married Eva JATTER in 1933 [66]
His and Eva's son Paul died from enteritis at the age of one year on 31 December 1940 [471]
Paul was buried at the cemetery of the Moore River Native Settlement in Mogumber, later known as the Mogumber Mission [471]
Father of Benedict [91] and Paul Anthony [471]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Patrick Yappo' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from [reference list]

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