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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


William John TIMMS

Married Florence Louisa BUTT in 1898 in Helena Vale [15]
Railway Employee in Walkaway in 1903 [50]
Engine Fitter in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction in 1906 [50]
Railway Stationmaster in Arrino 1907-1911 [9] [19]
He and his wife were bid farewell by the residents of Arrino and Dudawa at a function on Friday 17 March 1911 [9: 24-Mar-1911]
The function was held at the Arrino railway station, and was up until that date the largest gathering ever seen in Arrino [9: 24-Mar-1911]
Left Arrino and shifted to the Perth suburb of Midland Junction by the early morning train on Saturday 18 March 1911 [9: 24-Mar-1911]
Caretaker in Watheroo 1919-1922 [50] [166]
In 1925 he was working as an Examiner and living at 30 Margaret Street in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [50]
After 24 years he was again stationed in Arrino for three or four weeks in September and October 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
His wife accompanied him on his three of four weeks in Arrino and they renewed many of their old acquaintances [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction until his death in 1946 [2]
Father of at least four children - Hilda May, Harold Henry, Florence Gladys and Thelma [15] [166]
Died 14 November 1946; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Wesleyan, BA, 801) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William John Timms' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 April 2024 from [reference list]

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