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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Robert BUCKLAND

Contractor in Coorow in 1913 [9: 11-Apr-1913]
At seven shillings per chain he won the tender to clear Station Street in Coorow for the Upper Irwin Road Board in 1913 [9: 11-Apr-1913]
He shifted from Coorow to Three Springs in about August of 1913 after purchasing the local butchering business [9: 5-Sep-1913]
Butcher in Three Springs in 1913 and 1914 [6] [9: 5-Sep-1913] [50]
He hung all of his shop's meat in an enormous Coolgardie safe, which kept it cool and protected it from flies [9: 12-Dec-1913]
Due to his "model of cleanliness" he experienced a steady increase in business over his first few months of owning the business [9]
In early 1914 he was planing to send his delivery cart to sell meat as far as Dudawa in East Arrino [9: 12-Dec-1913]
He sold his butchering business in Three Springs to Edmund K. BYRNE during August 1914 [9: 28-Aug-1914] [10: 21-Aug-1914]
He could be the 'Robert Buckland' who was a miner in Meekatharra in 1906 and a driver in Meekatharra in 1910 [50]


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




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