This Day in History: 1901-03-31

William Henry Perrin, school teacher at the Wongamine Government School, retired on a pension. Aged 70 years, and a former convict, he was one of the oldest teachers attached to the Education Dept., and had been an officially appointed teacher for 30 years, teaching mainly at the Wongamine school.

Sources:
Northam advertiser, 17 April 1901, p.2.
Erickson, Rica. The brand on his coat. Hesperian Press, 2009 (c1983), p.299.