Frank W Sheldon
Born in Wheatley in 1876, baptised Frank William Sheldon on 31 December of that year, the second son of Frederick and Ellen Sheldon. Brother of Ernest Sheldon and Robert Sheldon. He attended Wheatley Elementary school in November 1887, leaving school in 1889 under the Exemption Clause, whereby the parents of a boy who had reached Standard 4 by the age of 10 could apply for a Labour Certificate to allow him to leave and get a job on a farm. Clerk in the Civil Service in 1911.