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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Donald" Robert Donald Charles JAQUET

Born 22 October 1925 in Battersea, London, England [P493]
Son of Rev. "Godfrey" Ernest Godfrey JAQUET and Grace Marion UNDERWOOD [P493]
Resided with his parents in Battersea, London 1925-1928, where his father was the Vicar of Christ Church [203] [377] [439: 15-Feb-1924]
In February 1928 his father was appointed the Rector of Three Springs in Western Australia [4: 4-Feb-1928]
Departed London, England with his parents on the steamship Beltana and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 8 April 1928 [338]
They spent their first few weeks in Perth and then drove up to Three Springs [P493]
Resided with his parents, and later also his sister Marion, at The Rectory in Three Springs 1928-1932 [4: 19-May-1928] [19]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 5 July 1929, dressed as a "Dutch Boy" [4: 13-Jul-1929]
Best Dressed Boy with a repeat of his Dutch Boy at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Three Springs on 6 December 1929 [4: 14-Dec-1929]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 as a "Jockey" [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Left Three Springs with his parents and sister in June 1932 to spend some time in England [P493]
They departed Fremantle on the steamship Jervis Bay and arrived in Southampton, England on 22 July 1932 [204]
After six months they returned to Western Australia on the steamship Esperance Bay, arriving at Fremantle on 18 February 1933 [338]
Resided with his parents in the Perth suburbs of Mount Hawthorn, Nedlands and then Mount Pleasant [P493]
Passed his Junior Certificate for Greek, Latin and Mathematics B in 1942 [39: 15 Jan-1942]
Studied to be a lawyer at the University of Western Australia from 1945 [120: 22-Apr-1948]
Married Aileen Mae WAINWRIGHT in Perth in 1951 [66]
In 1958 he was working as a Solicitor and his wife were living with his parents at 205 The Esplanade in Mount Pleasant [50]
He and his wife were living at 100 Toodyay Road in Northam in 1963 [50]
In 1968 he was working as a Conveyancer and was living at 60 Northstead Street in the Perth suburb of Scarborough [50]
He and his wife were living at 11 Trevithick Close in the Perth suburb of Osborne Park in 1980 [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Stirling [2]
Died 4 August 1992; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Lawn, L, 58) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert Donald Charles Jaquet' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/robert-donald-charles-jaquet [sources]




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