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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

William Beattie GORDON

Born 20 October 1862 in Gawler, South Australia [55]
Son of James GORDON and Margaret LEONARD [55]
Married Harriet Ann SCOTT in 1896 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Elected as the Liberal candidate to the Legislative Assembly seat of South Perth in the WA Parliament on 24 April 1901 [237]
Resided in Mint Street in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park 1907-1909 [44]
From 1907 to 1909 paid rates to the Upper Irwin Road Board for 2,522 acres of land in Carnamah [44]
     He was the owner 1,522 acres of land in Carnamah - Conditional Purchase leases 5008/56 and 17284/55 through to 17288/55 [44]
     The other 1,000 acres in Carnamah he paid rates for was Conditional Purchase lease 4845/56 owned by his wife [44]
     They appear to have sold the entirety of their land in Carnamah to Mrs Isabella C. BRAIDWOOD [44]
Farmer in Gingin for at least the years 1922-1936 [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William Beattie Gordon' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/william-beattie-gordon [reference list]




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