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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ray" Raymond SHAW

Born 1 September 1900 in Nundah, Queensland, Australia [P122]
Son of Baptist Pastor Rev. Alfred Duncan SHAW and Caroline VOIGT [P122]
Married "Molly" Mary CASTLE in Perth in 1928 [66]
Manager of the English Scottish & Australian (E. S. & A.) Bank in Three Springs 1930-1941 [4: 8-Feb-1930, 22-Mar-1941] [6] [19]
Foundation President, Captain and Committee Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1930 [4: 14-Jun-1930]
     Remained the President of the Three Springs Golf Club until the beginning of the 1936 season [5: 13-Apr-1934, 3-May-1935, 10-Apr-1936]
     Committee Member and Vice President of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1937 [5: 9-Apr-1937]
     As a Grounds Committee Member in 1937 he helped organise the construction of the Golf Club's new links [5: 16-Apr-1937]
Attended a large meeting in Three Springs to form a North Midlands Chamber of Commerce on 18 November 1932 [4: 26-Nov-1932]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Member of the Three Springs Agricultural Society - was Treasurer in 1932 and 1933 [5: 30-Sep-1932, 26-May-1933]
     Vice President in 1936 and 1937, and Finance Committee Member in 1936 and briefly in 1937 [5: 1-May-1936, 25-Mar-1937, 23 & 30-Apr-1937]
Attended the Euchre Party and Dance held at the Spring Hostel in Three Springs on Thursday 1 June 1933 [5: 9-Jun-1933]
Attended the send-off social and dance to Charles S. MACDONALD at the Three Springs Hall on Thursday 29 June 1933 [5: 30-Jun-1933]
Attended the Official Opening of the Carnamah Golf Course at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 23 July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Donated one of the prizes for the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Arrino on Tuesday 12 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Attended and spoke at the send-off to Hugh F. MCKENZIE-MCHARG in Three Springs on Monday 4 December 1933 [5: 8-Dec-1933]
During the 1933-34 financial year he donated 8/2 cash to the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [5: 11-Jan-1935]
Winner of the bridge at the Bridge & Euchre Evening at the Anglican Church Rectory in Three Springs on 28 May 1934 [5: 1-Jun-1934]
One of the speakers at the Farewell to John J. KELLEHER at the Three Springs Hall on Wednesday 1 August 1934 [5: 3-Aug-1934]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Foundation Treasurer of the Three Springs Rifle Club 1934-1936 [5: 9-Nov-1934, 24-Apr-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1934-35, and Vice President in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 8-Mar-1935, 20-Sep-1935, 18-Sep-1936]
After spending three weeks in Perth returned to Three Springs with his wife and children on Sunday 7 April 1935 [5: 12-Apr-1935]
Speaker at the Farewell tendered to Henry and Ethel TOWNSEND at the Arrino Hall on Friday 14 June 1935 [5: 21-Jun-1935]
Attended the luncheon tendered to Primate of Australia Rev. Henry F. LE FANU in Three Springs on Monday 1 July 1935 [5: 5-Jul-1935]
Invited Guest at the R.S.L. Reunion Dinner held in Three Springs on Saturday evening 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Attended the funeral of Carnamah agent William B. SHERIDAN at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Vice President of the Three Springs Football Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 8-May-1936, 16-Apr-1937]
Competitor in the Billiard Tournament held in Three Springs in May 1936 to raise funds for the Hospital in Three Springs [5: 8-May-1936]
Attended and competed at the Official Opening of the Three Springs Rifle Club's rifle range on Thursday 23 July 1936 [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Speaker at the Farewell to Margaret M. M. BARBOUR at the tennis courts in Three Springs on Sunday 21 March 1937 [5: 25-Mar-1937]
Part of a deputation that went before the Three Springs Road Board in March 1937 to propose a greater sports ground [5: 25-Mar-1937]
Attended the Official Opening of the new golf links in Three Springs on Sunday 23 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Attended the reception in Three Springs to Charles G. LATHAM, Leader of the Opposition in WA, on 26 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Member of the Three Springs Parents & Citizens Association - was President in 1937 [5: 9-Jul-1937]
     Raised £5 towards a piano and wireless for the Three Springs State School by raffling a book of charity tickets in 1937 [5: 9-Jul-1937]
Helped arrange the Valedictory for Minnie WATSON & Arthur MORTIMER held in Three Springs on 15 February 1938 [4: 19-Feb-1938]
Every Saturday night he went to the billiard saloon in Three Springs and played billiards [P2]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 9 August 1940 [96]
Managed the English Scottish & Australian (E. S. & A.) Bank in Three Springs until March 1941 [4: 22-Mar-1941]
He and his wife were bid farewell at a Valedictory Dance held in Three Springs on Thursday evening 13 March 1941 [4: 22-Mar-1941]
     It was organised by the Three Springs Road Board and was attended by 200 people from Arrino, Three Springs and Carnamah [4]
     Seven speakers spoke about their sorrow in losing two valuable and estimable citizens, good friends and an excellent banker [4]
     During the evening they received an electric oven from the residents of Three Springs in addition to a number of personal gifts [4]
     On behalf of the residents of Arrino and Dudawa they were also presented with an electric kettle and an electric toaster [4]
     Dancing at their Valedictory continued to the early hours of the morning, before concluding with the singing of Auld Lang Syne [4]
Left Three Springs in March 1941 after being transferred to the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [4: 22-Mar-1941]
Manager of the English Scottish and Australian Bank in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction 1941- [4: 22-Mar-1941]
Pallbearer at the funeral of ex-TS resident Charles Edward LUSCOMBE at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth in 1960 [4: 7-Oct-1960]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Applecross [2]
Father of Patricia and Denis [P122]
Died 23 January 1967; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 10G, 11) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Raymond Shaw' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/raymond-shaw [sources]




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