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William Arthur DAWES

B: 22nd Sep 1863 D: 13th Jul 1923

Born: Pekina, South Australia, 22nd September 1863 (SA Births Register District: Adelaide Book: 31 Page: 180)

Died: Durrantie Waterhole (near Innamincka Station), South Australia, 13th July 1923 ,  aged 59 years




Father: James DAWES (B: 1831 St Cleer, Cornwall, England D: )

Mother: Anne DOOLAN (B:  1831 D: )


Elizabeth DAWES (B: 20th Apr 1866 Pekina, SA. D: 27th Mar 1903 Adelaide, SA. ) (Married name  Eliza Elizabeth CHUDLEIGH)


Wife: Mary Ann PEDLER Married at Broken Hill 11th Aug 1892


Gladys May DAWES (B: 3rd Sep 1893 Port Pirie, SA. D: 12th Dec 1962 Glenelg, SA.) (Married name Gladys May CRAIG )

Arthur DAWES (B: 17th Jul 1895 Port Pirie, SA D: 1896 Wilcannia, NSW )

Linda Vera DAWES (B: 1st Aug 1898 Farina, SA. D: 10th Aug 1965 Adelaide, SA. ) (Marries name Linda Vera COLLIVER)

Joshua DAWES (B: 16th Jul 1900 Farina, SA. D: 20th Dec 1901 Murnpowie, SA.  )

Nellie Blanche DAWES (B: 25th Nov 1901 Murnpowie, SA. D: 19th Oct 1961 Port Lincoln, SA.) (Married name Nellie Blanche LEDGARD)

James DAWES (B: 31st Jan 1903 Murnpowie, SA. D: 1st Mar 1903 Murnpowie, SA.)

Alfred Laurance DAWES (B: 22nd May 1904 Farina, SA. D: 20th Aug 1962 Adelaide, SA.)

Norman Alexander Giles DAWES (B: 4th Dec 1905 Quorn, SA. D: 13th Mar 1906 Quorn, SA.)





For a comprehensive biogrophy of the life of William Arthur DAWES please download the biography compiled by his Great Grandson Russell DAWES.

William Arthur DAWES purchased Farina Township Lot 271 in August 1901, and subsequently sold the lot in 1907.

For details and to view the title documents refer to the Farina Land Titles

Biography compiled by Russell DAWES. Note that the information in this profile and the photographs have been published by the Farina Restoration Group with the kind permission of Russell DAWES.