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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Richard BOWRAN

Born 1870 in Penrith, Cumberland, England [20] [21]
Son of stonemason Robert BOWRAN and Mary GRISDALE [20] [21]
When the 1871 British Census was taken himself and his parents were living at 40 Watson's Terrace in Penrith, Cumberland [20]
In 1881 was with his parents and siblings James, Robert, Thomas and Anne at Clifford Street in Bongate, Westmorland, England [20]
Joiner and Carpenter in Cheshire, England [20]
Married Sarah Jane HARE on 24 September 1898 in Garston, Lancashire, England[P203]
In 1901 was living with his wife and one year old daughter Jessie in Ace View Road in Heswell with Oldfield, Cheshire, England [20]
He departed Southampton, England on the steamship Pembroke Castle for Port Elizabeth, South Africa on 14 February 1903 [203]
His wife and daughter remained in England for nine months before leaving to join him in South Africa [203]
His wife and daughter departed Southampton on the steamship Pembroke Castle for Cape, South Africa on 4 November 1903 [203]
Carpenter and Joiner in South Africa, where his son Robert was born in 1905, before returning to England [P203]
They departed Cape Town, South Africa on the steamship Goth and arrived in Southampton, England on 16 April 1908 [204]
Resided in England with his wife and children for four years before immigrating to Western Australia [203] [203]
Departed London, England on the Orsova on 12 April 1912 and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 14 May 1912 [70] [203]
His wife and children departed London, England for Fremantle, Western Australia on the Demosthenes on 8 January 1914 [203]
Initially resided in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [P203]
On 30 July 1926 himself and his son Robert purchased Joseph CHAPMAN's 836 acre farm in Carnamah [27]
The 836 acres was Lot M1084 of Victoria Location 1938 and still had instalments owing to the Midland Railway Company [27]
The farm was named Yaruna, was situated ten miles east of Carnamah, and was run by his son Robert [P203]
Around 1938 himself and his wife Sarah left Subiaco and shifted to the farm in Carnamah [P203]
Built a house next to his son's house on Yaruna Farm in Carnamah and resided there C.1938 until his death in 1945 [P203]
Father of Jessie and Robert [P203]
Died 2 December 1945; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, EC, 94)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Richard Bowran' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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