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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Paul Senior SHEARD

Born 1874 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia [15]
Son of Joseph Senior SHEARD and Frances BARTON [15]
Married (1) Janet Hannah McCAFFERTY in 1900 in Carnarvon, Western Australia [15]
School Teacher in Carnarvon in 1905 [6]
School Teacher in Broad Arrow in 1914 [6]
Head Teacher of the State School in Whittaker's Mill WA in 1928 [4: 26-Jan-1929]
His wife Janet passed away at the age of 52 years on 15 September 1928 and was buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery [2]
Arrived in Carnamah to commence duties at the Carnamah State School on 7 February 1929 [4: 9-Feb-1929]
Head Teacher of the Carnamah State School in 1929 [73]; resided with his wife Ida in the School House in Carnamah [19]
His salary for 1929 amounted to £310, and was assisted in the running of the school by probationary teacher Gladys WYLIE [73]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1929 [4: 23-Nov-1929]
On Saturday 11 May 1929 attended the surprise party tendered to Mrs Ida's CROSSING at Ida's home in Carnamah [4: 25-May-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Opening Season Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on 18 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
He was among those who attended the Centenary Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 26 July 1929 [86: 3-Aug-1929]
     The ball was to celebrate 100 years since the founding of Perth and the establishment of the Swan River Colony [86]
Attended the Plain and Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 8 August 1929 [4: 17-Aug-1929]
Attended the farewell to Mrs Ida CROSSING at the home of Mrs Mary BADRICK in Carnamah on 10 September 1929 [4: 14-Sep-1929]
Married (2) Mrs Ida Blanche CROSSING in Perth in 1929 [66]
Following their marriage they arrived back in Carnamah on Saturday 12 October 1929 [4: 19-Oct-1929]
Resided with his second wife in Carnamah over the remaining months of 1929 [4: 19-Oct-1929] [19]
Along with his wife was tendered a farewell afternoon tea by the Carnamah Tennis Club on 19 December 1929 [4: 28-Dec-1929]
At the valedictory and farewell afternoon tea they were presented with a pyrex dish in a silver stand [4: 28-Dec-1929]
John BURNS spoke of their popularity and the way in which they had assisted the Carnamah Tennis Club [4: 28-Dec-1929]
Left Carnamah in December 1929 [4: 28-Dec-1929]
School Teacher in Nanson 1931-1936 [4: 16-May-1931] [19] [50]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Paul Senior Sheard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 June 2022 from [reference list]

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