From the Society's photograph collection:
ON THE FARM
Curator of Photographs: Don Burton
Cow with twins, Joe Bax's farm 1930s
Mrs Southall bringing in cows for milking (Kent River)
Mrs Thorn with 2 daughters carting hay c1935
Some historic exhibits:
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Alf and Bella Burton and family left London bound for Australia on the SS Benalla the date was 3rd February 1927. Copy donated by Rodney Burton.
On the 4
February they sent this Post Card to Alf’s younger brother Edward in England. Copy donated by Rodney Burton.
Passenger list: embarked SS Banella at the Port of London, bound for Fremantle, Australia, 3
February 1927. Alf and Bella Burton and family listed. Also Tindale family. Donated by Don Burton.
Singer Sewing Machine 1936. Originally owned by Lee Hunter’s mother Gwen Smith. Donated by Lee Hunter December 2019..
Book: ‘Through Sawdie’s Lens’ by John Sharpham, Bev and Ross McGuinness. Published 2019, donated by Denmark Historical Society. (denmarkhistoricalsocietywa.org.au)
Inscribed in book ‘Through Sawdie’s Lens’:
To the Walpole Nornalup Historical Society in appreciation for all your assistance.
Framed map of Nornalup (Town Planning Scheme Town of Nornalup Site ‘C’) 1929 (Walpole). Originally hung in Nockolds Walpole Pioneer Store. Donated by current owners James and Neil Griffiths October 2019.
Letter from Metro Tours to Burnett family Crystal Springs 5 January 1965, suggesting the Burnett’s put up their charges for lunch from 6/6d to 7/6d. Donated by Geoff Burnett October 2019.
Albany Advertiser clipping: 31 October 1989, Katherine Greedy about Walpole 1930 and establishment of Walpole Cemetery 1935. Donated by Kevin Pierce.