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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bob" Robert SHEPPARD

Born 1873 in Fremantle, Western Australia [15]
Son of John SHEPPARD and Margaret NERNEY [15]
Farmer of Tammia Farm in Dudawa, East Arrino 1907-1927 [6] [P3] [19]
Initially his farm was 356 acres in size and comprised Lots 10 and 11 of the Dudawa Estate [44]
Later also farmed 650 acres, Lot 3 of the Dudawa Estate and Victoria Location 7157, belonging to his brother William [44]
He and his brother John Richard SHEPPARD were among the very earliest settlers on the Dudawa Estate [120: 5-Oct-1933]
In 1926-27 he owned a Buick car, which was registered with the Mingenew Road Board and contained license plate MI-132 [325]
The following years, in 1927-28, he owned a Chevrolet car or truck, which carried the licence plate MI-132 [325]
Upon retiring he shifted to Fremantle, with his farm in Arrino later being taken over by his nephew John Raglan SHEPPARD [P3]
Married Maud Alice HANCOCK in Perth in 1933 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bicton [2]
Died 11 March 1947; buried Fremantle Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Palmyra (Anglican, A, 799) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert Sheppard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from [reference list]

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