Journal #45 – August / September 2012

Glenda Smith: MVHS Life Member

[Life membership award]
by Carol Pammer, MVHS Vice President

Ancestor: Humphrey Richardson

[‘Father’ of public school education on the Manning River]
by Eric Richardson OAM, MVHS Vice President

National Schools: The establishment of public schools in NSW

[How public schools came into being]
by Eric Richardson OAM, MVHS Vice President

Tinonee National School

[Early trials and tribulations]
by Maurie Garland, MVHS Member

Accolades for Horace Dean biography

[Press reviews of Maurie Garland’s book]
by Pam Murray, MVHS member

The Dangerous Manning Bar and the wreck of the steamer Gipsy

[First-hand accounts of the disaster]
Edited by Maurie Garland, MVHS member

Captain Jean Benaud: Master Mariner

[Stories of great-grandfather of Australian cricketer, Richie Benaud]
by Maurie Garland, MVHS member

In MVHS museum: The minute gun

[Includes the story of builder, William John Smith, ancestor of donor family]
Edited by Maurie Garland, MVHS member

The Next Generation: Reminiscences of Albert George Smith [1860-1939]

[Writings of son, William John Smith]
Document held in MVHS archives

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Journal #44 – December 2011 / January 2012

Wingham Cenotaph and Remembrance Wall: Design and symbolism

[Story behind new monuments at
Wingham Memorial Town Hall]
by Allen Valentine, MVHS Member

The colourful career of Wingham’s first mayor, Joshua Cochrane

[Life and times of J Cochrane, 1866-1914]
by David Evans, former MVHS Member,

The Pioneer Storekeepers

[Trust between storekeepers and farmer settlers helps prosperity]
from ‘Old Days-Old Ways’ column,
Wingham Chronicle, 16 May 1939

Gateways to Wingham

[Building of Cedar Party and Bight bridges]
by Mal Rattray and Mieke van Werdt,
MVHS Members

From Bridge to Bishop

[Ernest Burgmann’s journey from
Lansdowne to Anglican Bishop of
Goulburn]
by Penny Rich,
MVHS journal editor

Wingham’s first land grant: Bungay Bungay

[Early settlement]
by Penny Rich,
journal editor, from MVHS archives

Essay on Manning River, Australia

[The Manning through the eyes
of a young boy!]

by T W New,
who resided Bungay Bungay 1841-45

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Journal #43 – August 2011

Pioneers of the Bulga-Homestead Farm No.1919/9

(World War 1 Soldier Settlers)
by Penny Teerman, MVHS Member

Two Letters: 1911 and 1918

(Letters by WW1 Wingham soldier Len Bird {KIA}and his mate, Allen Semple)
by Maurie Garland, MVHS Member

Moving with the times

(Wingham’s Wisely’s bus service ends)
by Penny Rich, MVHS Journal Editor

Last drinks for a vanished time

(Memories of former Wingham Hotel)
by Robert Milliken, journalist and former Wingham resident

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Journal #42 – April/May 2011

The Rise and Fall of the Manning River

Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
by Shirley Xanthos, Margaret Clark, Editor

Wingham’s Fighting Ritchie Boys

(Four Brothers in World War I)
by Penny Rich

Chinese on the Manning

(Mid 19th & early 20th Centuries)
Eric Richardson

Life and Times of the Wingham Chronicle

(History of the newspaper)
by Mal Rattray

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Journal #41 – January 2011

Growing Up in the Pub With No Peer

(A childhood in the Wingham Hotel)
by Sue Milliken OA

There Off and Racing …

(Horse Racing on the Manning from 1880)
by Barbara Waters

Krambach: The Village That Never Was

Wingham Chronicle reprint
Notes by Eric Richardson & Penny Rich

Recollections: The Buzz on Burrell Creek

(Interview with Ken Martin, aged 92)
by Glenda Smith

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Journal #40 – October 2010

School of Arts

NSW Birth of S of A by Judith Jackson
Killabakh S of A by Penny Rich

Indigenous Australians at War

by Eric Richardson

Rise and Fall of Sugar on the Manning

by Maurie Garland

Family History and the New School Syllabus

by Alan Richardson

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Journal #39 – April 2010

A Visit to Manning River Catholics in 1900

from Freeman’s Journal 1900
edited by Maurie Garland

Our Debt to Lachlan Macquarie

by Alan Richardson

Book Review: Postcards from the Front

by Penny Rich

The Bonnie Manning

by Mieke van Werdt

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Journal #38 – January 2010

The Searle Connection:

Robert Searle and Mary Cann
by Royce & Janet Byrnes

Who Named Our Town Wingham, and Why?!

by Mieke van Werdt, Eric Richardson
& Penny Rich

Birth of Government Schools

(National Schools)
by Penny Rich

Testing Times for Tinonee Teachers

by Mieke van Werdt & Penny Rich

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Journal #37 – August 2009

’No Geisha Silk, No Cottin, No Nothin’:

Comboyne Plateau 1933-34
by Marion Hosking

Guy Watts Tells His Story:

Recollections of a Local Octogenarian
by Guy Watts

Putting It On Record

by Alexander Lobban
from Manning River Times Mar 26, 1910

The Oxygen Farm, Elands

by Jane Watson

Wingham Racecourse

by Mal Rattray

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Journal #36 – March 2009

Discovering John Newby:

A Remarkable Man
by Mieke van Werdt

William Willmet Board & Son (Peter):

Pioneers in Chosen Fields
by Marion Hosking

Manning Packet:

Exposing a Myth
by Penny Rich

South for Surprises, Young Man
Honest Publicity for Emmigrants
Reprint: Emigrant’s Guide, 1852
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Journal #35 – December 2008

Wingham on Growth:

MVHS Museum History
by John McKenzie

Lease of Life For Old Church:

St Barbabas, Oxley Island
by David Freeman

Elands to Wingham: The Longest Journey

Life of Hilton Rose
by Royce & Janet Byrnes

Youth’s Reflections on Australia Day

Address by Wingham High Captains
by Rowan Kendall & Hannah George

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Journal #34 – August 2008

Neville Reginald Howse, 1863-1930:

Surgeon, soldier & statesman
by John Ramsland

Victoria Cross

by Penny Rich

The Howse Collection

by Penny Rich

Strolling Around Wingham

by Arthur Cooper, et. al.

Educating the Children of Killawarra

by Glenda Smith

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Journal #33 – March 2008

The Fortunes of a Family

(The Wootton Racing Dynasty)
by Royce Byrnes

Gould League of Bird Lovers

(Celebrating 100 years)
by Glenda Smith

Benjamin Joyce:

Second Landowner at Bow Bow Creek
by Glenda Smith

Realities of Convict Transport

by Penny Rich

Floods: Bane of the Manning

Empire newspaper article, 1866

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Journal #32 – November 2007

Inheriting Grace in Adversity:

Ella Simon, 1902-1981
by John Ramsland

They Shall Grow Not Old

(Manning’s Vietnam War Losses)
by Eric Richardson

Kimbriki School 1869-1972:

Struggle For Survival
by Glenda Smith

Looking Back:

Manning Schools in the 1850s
by ’Rustic’ (Alexander Lobban), 1910

Legend of the Three Bothers Mountains

Extracted from Chronicle 1982

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Journal #31 – August 2007

A Breach of Promise Case, 1903

by Maurie Garland

Growth begets Growth

(Taree’s Christmas Tree)
by Penny Rich

Photographic Gallery: Taree

by Maurie Garland

A Century of Women’s Fashion:

1900-2000
by Eric Richardson

Recollections of the Manning, 1873

by Rev J A Waddell (written 1924)

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Journal #30 – March 2007

Herbert Guyler: Soldier

Researched by Margaret Clarke

Book Review: The Swiss Swagman

by Penny Rich

From Winchelsea to Kelvin Grove

(The Martin family and Volwing Cottage)
Researched by Merle Martin

Wooden boat building research:

Call for assistence
by Eric Richardson

The Aboriginal school at Purfleet – Part 2

by John Ramsland

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Journal #29 – November 2006

Education: The Handmaiden of Religion

by Eric Richardson

The Aboriginal School at Purfleet – Part 1

by John Ramsland

A Matter of School Discipline, 1866

by Maurie Garland

Photographic Blow-up: Taree 1923

by Maurie Garland

Rev Thomas Watt Versus Henry Flett – Part 2

by Maurie Garland

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Journal #28 – August 2006

Wingham Public School:

A Decade of Change 1978-1988
by Royce Byrnes

The Fight to Save a Heritage Building

by Eric Richardson

Rev Thomas Watt Versus Henry Flett – Part 1

by Maurie Garland

Tales of Reconcilliation:

Kooyong’s Rescue
Researched by Valerie Djenidi

The Manning in 1873

from The Sydney Morning Herald, 1873

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Journal #27 – May 2006

The Bulley – Wingham Connection

by Royce Byrnes

What’s in a Name?

by Eric Richardson

Adventures of an Editor in Search of News

(A Taree A&H Committee Meeting)
by Horace Dean (1866)

Sea Voyage Aboard SS Diamentina

from Sydney Morning Herald, 1873

Be a Historian – Write History Parts 3&4

by Alan Richardson

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Journal #26 – Nov 2005 – Jan 2006

Farewell to Scotland; Welcome to the Manning

by Prof. John Ramsland

100th Anniversary of Great Taree Fire

by Katherine Bell

Historic Woodside House, Built circa 1839

by Judy Welch & Therese Archinal

Be a Historian – Write History Parts 1&2

by Alan Richardson

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