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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Percy Newton MERRIMAN

Born 1888 in Redditch, Worcestershire, England [20] [21]
Son of Cyrus MERRIMAN and Annie Lawton NEWTON [20] [21]
His father worked in Worcestershire as a Needle Pointer and his mother as a Dressmaker [20]
In 1891 was living with his parents, sister Eva and uncle Charles E. NEWTON at Hill Top in Webheath, Worcestershire, England [20]
In 1901 was with his parents, sisters Eva, Mabel, Nora and brother Harry at 3 Birmingham Road in Redditch, Worcestershire [20]
Departed London, England on the steamship Berrima and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 31 December 1928 [63]
Head Teacher at the Carnamah State School in 1931 [73]
His salary in 1931 amounted to £370; was assisted in the running of the Carnamah School by probationary teacher Gladys WYLIE [73]
Member of Carnamah's Rifle Shooting Club in 1931 [4: 15-Aug-1931]
School Teacher in Naraling in 1933 [19]
School Teacher of the Coorow State School in Coorow in 1934 and 1935 [73]
Received a salary of £347 for 1934 and through voluntary retrogression his salary for 1935 was £319 [73]
Committee Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1935 [5: 2-Aug-1935]
Resided of late in Broad Arrow [2]
Died 4 August 1944; ashes scattered over the rose garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Percy Newton Merriman' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from [reference list]

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