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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Smith URWIN

Entered into a contract to purchase a 377 acre farm in Winchester, Western Australia from the Midland Railway Company in 1913 [34]
The 377 acres, which was one of the company's Ready-Made Farms, was Lot M911 of Victoria Location 2023 [34]
He paid a £100 deposit for Lot M911 and also paid a £25 deposit to have first option in buying Lot M912 in Winchester [34]
Also paid the Midland Railway Company £223/15/- to have 187 acres of crop sown on Lot M911 in Winchester [34]
Later in 1913 he cancelled the contract to purchase the farm and it was subsequently re-sold to John RAFFAN [34]
He never resided on the farm in Winchester and may well have never even seen it [34]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Smith Urwin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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