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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Dick" Richard BOWRAN

Born 26 October 1928 in Three Springs, Western Australia [P13] [4: 3-Nov-1928]
Son of "Bob" Robert BOWRAN and "Glad" Gladys May ROWLAND [P203]
Resided with his parents on Yaruna Farm, which was Lot M1084 on the Carnamah-Bunjil Road in Carnamah [P203]
He also spent some time living in the Perth suburb of Subiaco with his grandparents Richard and Sarah BOWRAN [P203]
Educated at the Billeroo State School in Billeroo, East Winchester [P203]
Junior Member of the Carnamah Cycle Club in 1940 [0: image 03899]
Junior Member of the Carnamah Social Club in 1941 [0: image 04043]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1944 and 1945 [0: images 04261 & 04336]
Farmhand in Carnamah 1952-1955 [19]
For a period was a farmhand for John BOWMAN on The Home Farm in Carnamah[P203]
He lived at "the camp" on the North Boundary Road of John BOWMAN's farm in Carnamah [P131]
Left Carnamah and shifted to Perth where he worked as a taxi driver and then on a crayfish boat [P203]
Married "Connie" Caroline FOURIE on 24 March 1962 [P13]
Later farmed in Eneabba before residing in Caron Street, Carnamah [P203]
Left Carnamah for the second time in 1981 and sifted to Geraldton [P203]
Father of Michelle, Craig, Sonja and Leanne [P13]
Died 13 November 1994 [P203]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 3 November 1928:
"Mr. and Mrs. Bowran, of Carnamah, are to be congratulated upon the birth of a son in the Three Springs hospital on Friday of last week"


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Richard Bowran' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 11 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/richard-bowran-2  [ sources ]




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