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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


William Alexander ROGERS

Married Mary Elizabeth PROCTER in 1910 [66]
The Three Springs Road Board agreed to transfer their electric lighting concession to him in February 1931 [4: 14-Feb-1931]
He took over the business from Henry Parkin & Son Carnamah who had provided electricity to Three Springs since 1930 [103: page 75]
Electrician and Proprietor of the Electric Light Station in Three Springs 1931-1936 [4: 14-Feb-1931] [5] [6] [19]
In May 1933 successfully gained permission to stop his plant for one night to change a belt over to a chain [5: 26-May-1933]
Received approval for additions to his premises from the Three Springs Road Board in June 1933 [5: 23-Jun-1933]
Consolation Winner of the Card Party held at the home of Mrs Clare BLACK in Three Springs in November 1933 [5: 17-Nov-1933]
Pallbearer at the funeral of Mrs Ruth Henrietta FOGARTY at the Three Springs General Cemetery on 19 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
In 1934 he received a concession from the Three Springs Road Board for supplying electricity to the town [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1934-35 [5: 4-Jan-1935]
Played for "The Rest" who lost at cricket to a team of local R.S.L. men in Three Springs on Sunday 2 December 1934 [5: 7-Dec-1934]
Attended the Annual Ratepayers' Meeting of the Three Springs Road Board at 3 p.m. on Saturday 13 April 1935 [5: 19-Apr-1935]
Returned to Three Springs on Saturday evening 10 August 1935 after spending a week in Perth [5: 16-Aug-1935]
During September 1935 he spent a three week vacation in Perth, and then returned to Three Springs [5: 27-Sep-1935]
His power station received a lighting concession from the Three Springs Road Board until 1936 [5: 12-Jun-1936]
In April 1936 sold his Electric Supply Station in Three Springs to Leslie J. CARTER [5: 10-Apr-1936]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William Alexander Rogers' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 April 2024 from [reference list]

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