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5431A/1: Biographical recollections, written by John Telfer Hutton Rutherford, of about 300 residents of Bruce Rock and Narembeen known to him prior to 1965

John Telfer Hutton Rutherford, son of John Rutherford (1875 - 1949) who came from England in 1910 with wife Agnes (nee Hutton) and six children. In England, John Rutherford, Senior, was a Railway Signalman in North British Railways (1895 - 1910). In W.A. he developed a virgin block of land at Bruce Rock (Avon Location 16292). In 1965 John Telfer Hutton Rutherford wrote his recollections of people in the early days of Bruce Rock and Narembeen.