Thursday, 16 January 2020

Biographical Dictionary now a registered publication!

Our Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs is now an officially registered online publication! It has been allocated International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2652-4287 by the National Library of Australia. The dictionary has been accessed just under 300,000 times over the past five years and can be searched by surname or keyword at

Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2652-4287
Published by Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project
4-10 Macpherson Street, Carnamah WA 6517, Australia

Wednesday, 25 December 2019

2019 Christmas Wishes

Our best wishes to one and all for a Merry Christmas a Happy New Year!

Pictured here, with the addition of the tree, is an early 1930s snap of Stan Hidden's The Corner Store at 2 Macpherson Street in Carnamah. The store continues today, now known as Wallaces News & Drapery.

The NARM on the banner refers to a brand of shoes, which were sold at the store. They get an honourable mention in the below advertisement for the store, which appeared in The Irwin Index newspaper on 23 AUgust 1930.