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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Thomas MELDRUM

Born 1865 in Albury, New South Wales, Australia [32]
Son of John MELDRUM and Elizabeth PATERSON [32]
Married "Amy" Emily Margaret Helena CHARLESTON in 1905 in Hay, New South Wales, Australia [32]
By 1906, when their first child was born, they had moved to Western Australia [15]
Carpenter in Leonora in 1910 [50]
Baker and Confectioner in Narrogin 1912-1914  [354: 22-Nov-1912] [50]
A fire started in another shop spread and completely destroyed his bakery in Narrogin in November 1912 [354: 22-Nov-1912]
Baker in Greenbushes 1916-1921 [50]
Another business proprietor in Greenbushes at the same time was Albert COWDEROY, who was also later in Carnamah [318: 18-Jun-1920]
Resided in Armadale prior to purchasing the bakery in Three Springs from Frederick Keehner in early 1929 [39: 28-Mar-1929]
Baker in Three Springs 1929-1931 [19] [50]
Baked fresh and wholesome bread at his bakery in Three Springs which could be despatched in parcels [4: 5-Oct-1929]
Donated a prize for the Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs in aid of the local Anglican Church on 27 June 1929 [4: 6-Jul-1929]
Provided goods at cost price for the Centenary Celebrations held in Three Springs on Friday 13 September 1929 [4: 21-Sep-1929]
Donated a cake for the patients of the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs over New Year in 1929-30 [4: 8-Feb-1930]
Presented the Three Springs Anglican Church with fruit and veg at its Harvest Thanksgiving service on 23 March 1930 [4: 29-Mar-1930]
Baker in Carnamah [P5] in 1932 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
In 1932 owned a Falcon-Knight car registered with the Carnamah District Road Board with license plate CA-92 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
Father of Roy, Allen and Mary [P5]
Died 14 December 1932; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Presbyterian, FA, 178) [2]


From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 24 December 1932:
Bereavement
"Mrs. T. Meldrum and family, of Three Springs and Carnamah, desire to tender their sincerest thanks to all kind friends for cards, telegrams, floral tributes and personal expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Especially do they thank Drs. Mayrhofer and Caulfield and the matron and staff of the North Midlands District Hospital for their kindness and untiring attention during the illness of their late husband and father. Will all kind friends please accept this as a personal expression of gratitude."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Thomas Meldrum' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/thomas-meldrum [reference list]




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