From the Society's photograph collection: ON THE FARM

Curator of Photographs: Don Burton

Some historic exhibits:

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Card: Timeline
Card: Cemetery List
Card: Photo Collection
Card: Recent Acquisitions
Card: Looking Back With Molly
Card: Celebrating the Journey
Card: Valley of the Giants
Card: Stories of the Seas


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Post card SS Banella 1927
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.
Post card SS Banella 1927 obverse
On the 4th February they sent this Post Card to Alf’s younger brother Edward in England. Copy donated by Rodney Burton.
passenger list SS Banella 1927.
Passenger list: embarked SS Banella at the Port of London, bound for Fremantle, Australia, 3rd February 1927. Alf and Bella Burton and family listed. Also Tindale family. Donated by Don Burton.
Singer Sewing Machine 1936
Singer Sewing Machine 1936. Originally owned by Lee Hunter’s mother Gwen Smith. Donated by Lee Hunter December 2019..
Cover of book Through Sawdies lens
Book: ‘Through Sawdie’s Lens’ by John Sharpham, Bev and Ross McGuinness. Published 2019, donated by Denmark Historical Society. (
Inscription in book Through Sawdies lens
Inscribed in book ‘Through Sawdie’s Lens’: To the Walpole Nornalup Historical Society in appreciation for all your assistance.
Town Planning Scheme of Nornalup (Walpole) site 1929
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 5 January 1965
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
Albany Advertiser clipping: 31 October 1989, Katherine Greedy about Walpole 1930 and establishment of Walpole Cemetery 1935. Donated by Kevin Pierce.