TitleWar Census cardDate of publication1915Description
Both sides of a War Census Card, dated 11 September 1915, which has been completed by Llewellyn Jarman. It gives his personal details as well as a 'Wealth and Income' statement.
This item is from the papers of the Jarman family of Kingston, South East.
John Jones Jarman born Rhayader, Radnorshire, Wales 14 December 1847. Arrived S.A. 4 February 1869 on 'Hugh Fortescue', and lived at Naracoorte. Returned to England in 1876 and married Annie Goodwin in Shrewsbury. Returned to S.A. and lived at Kingston where he set up a business as merchant and building contractor as J.J. Jarman, Universal Provider and Importer. Was a founder of Kingston Wesleyan Church in 1881. Father of four sons and three surviving daughters. J.J. Jarman was councillor of Lacepede Council and chairman twice. The Jarman business had a branch at Naracoorte. Members of family visited England in 1886, 1911, 1924 and 1929. J.J. Jarman died in 1920 and his wife died in 1923. Family retained interest in business until sold to Eudunda Farmers' Cooperative Society in 1954.