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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Rev. "Bob" Robert George Alexander PYM

Born 26 May 1899 in Perth, Western Australia [15] [187]
Son of "Lisle" Matthew Lisle PYM and "Mary" Constance Rosemary ANGELO [15] [187]
His father was born in Wales and his mother in India, and they were married in Perth in 1898 [15] [187]
Resided with his parents on Rottnest Island in 1899, in Albany 1899-1902 and then again on Rottnest Island 1902 onwards [187]
Boarding Student at Saint Ildephonsus College in New Norcia from 9 February 1914 until December 1918 [187]
Bookkeeper and Storekeeper on Brickhouse Station near Carnarvon in 1919 [187]
In 1922 he was attending Teacher's Training College [187]
Married Irene E. TURNER in 1928 [66]
School Teacher of the Rottnest State School on Rottnest Island in 1932 [187]
School Teacher of the Wongan Hills State School in Wongan Hills in 1933 and 1934 [187]
In 1937 was attached to Saint Peter's Anglican Church in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [187]
Ordained as a Deacon of the Anglican Church in late 1937 [187]
Welcomed to Carnamah at a function held at Saint George's Hall in Carnamah on 19 January 1938 [0: image 03309]
Church of England / Anglican Minister in Carnamah in 1938 [6]
By late 1938 he was Church of England Cleric at Alice Springs in the Northern Territory [187]
Church of England Minister based in Dongara 1939-1943 [19] [187]
In 1941 was the Anglican Minister for the Dongara-Mingenew-Yandanooka Parish [4: 1-Mar-1941]
He conducted Holy Communion, Morning Prayer and Evensong services in Dongara, Mingenew and Yandanooka [4: 1-Mar-1941]
Church of England Minister in Kellerberrin in 1945 and 1946 [187]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Swanbourne [2]
Died 10 August 1955; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Presbyterian, BC, 461) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert George Alexander Pym' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 January 2020 from [sources]

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