Harper, Charles, 1842-1912Alternative names
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
- Guildford (W.A.) (as recorded)
- North-West (W.A.) (as recorded)
- Western Australia (as recorded)