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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bill" William James HOWARD

Born 1862 in Fremantle, Western Australia [15]
Son of William HOWARD and Susan SHEPHERD [15]
Married Sarah Jane PASCOE in 1895 in Strawberry [15]
Farmer of Green Brook Farm in Yandanooka 1903-1908 [19] [50]
Farmer of Plainfield Farm in Three Springs 1908-1924 [6] [19] [24]
To begin with his farm consisted of the 160 acre Victoria Location 3390, which a Conditional Purchase block [44]
In 1913 he gave a five shilling subscription towards the annual Three Springs Day event [9: 3-Oct-1913]
Signed the petition and financial guarantee in 1917 for the Midland Railway Company to provide a resident doctor at Three Springs [34]
Donated a pair of Bronzewing turkeys to the Basket Social & Dance in TS in aid of Church funds on 10 February 1919 [9: 21-Feb-1919]
Won 1st prize for Beetroot exhibited at the at the Three Springs Day in Three Springs on Thursday 28 September 1922 [9: 20-Oct-1922]
Donated 5/- to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1925 [124]
Passed away at the age of 63 years at the Perth Public Hospital, Perth [24]
Father of John, Stephen, Irene, Susan, Genevieve, William, Ella, Neil, Lance and Merlie [P2]
Died 25 December 1925 in Perth; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Unsurveyed Corner) [24]
His remains were moved to Plot 27 of the Methodist section at the Three Springs General Cemetery on 1 May 1969 [24]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William James Howard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 May 2024 from [reference list]

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