Shepherdson, Harold Urquhart (AA 320)

Harold Urquhart Shepherdson

Born: 1903, Bunbury, Western Australia
Died: 17 December 2000, Adelaide, South Australia

Harold Urquhart Shepherdson married Isabella (Ella) Gray Govenlock, who was previously a nursing aide, in 1927. The Shepherdson’s volunteered to become lay missionaries with the Methodist Overseas Mission. They were posted to Milingimbi Mission Station in 1928 where they worked with Australian Aboriginal people.

The South Australian Museum Archives contains photographs and publications and personal diaries belonging to Isabella Shepherdson. See also the State Library of South Australia, PRG 933, for records.

Image courtesy of the Northern Territory Library: PH0049/0629, Fay Cheater Collection.