Harper, Charles, 1842-1912

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Dates:
Birth 1842-07-15
Death 1912-04-20

Biographical notes:

Agriculturalist, pastoralist, pearler and Perth business man. Farmed at Beverley until 20 years old; explored east of Avon to Yilgarn in 1861 and 1864 with Clarkson, Dempster and Lukin; to N.W. 1866, pearling with Sam Viveash 1867, partner in De Grey station 1871-1878; built "Woodbridge", at Guildford 1855; became part-owner of "West Australian" 1879; established Guildford Grammar School; MLC (1878-1895).

From the description of Family papers. 1812-1926. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221999724

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  • Guildford (W.A.) (as recorded)
  • North-West (W.A.) (as recorded)
  • Western Australia (as recorded)