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Rob and Mel Weir History

Matthew Robert Weir was born on 17th Jan 1917 in the Goldfields town of Menzies. His parents were Matthew and Louisa Weir. Louisa, whose maiden name was Baker. Her parents …

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Norman McNeil Fry

To those that might read and enjoy this story it must be recognized that the facts that we have used here to build this story probably represent just a fraction …

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Michael Francis (Frank) Troy

1877 – 1953 MEMBER FOR MOUNT MAGNET, MINISTER OF THE CROWN, DEPUTY PREMIER, AND TENINDEWA PIONEER Before cars filled our roads the usual way of getting from somewhere to somewhere …

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The Tenindewa Staffords

Henry Job Stafford (1864-1959) Popularly known as HJ, Henry Job took up farming land north west from Tenindewa on the Yuna Road in around 1908. “To Sow the Barley” is one …

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Walter Brenkley

1892 to 1963 Walter Brenkley was one of the first farmers to take up land around the Tenindewa railway line in 1912. Walter Brenkley was born on the 9th March in …

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Thomas James Moore

1881 – 1961 (Written by his children and abridged and modified by Tony Critch) Our father, Thomas James Moore, was one of those timber-cutting log splitting new recruits from the …

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Kevin Critch

1921 – 2010 Kevin documented his life in On the Road Again -Click and go to an autobiography by Kevin Critch. His story starts in 1853 when his grandfather was born, and …

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Keith Butler

1929 to 2012 (Eulogy by Tony Critch) May I start by adding my condolences to Elaine, to Craig, Jenny and Alex, Gloria and Doreen and all of the extended Butler …

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Arthur Charles Beamont

1916 – 2010 – Eulogy by Euan Beamont Dad was one of the last old timers…those that grew up when everything was hard work. He was born in 1916 in Subiaco. Son …

Disappearance of Alexander Petroff

The “Big House” owned by Fry south of the highway and opposite the store was sold to an Alexander Petroff along with the associated farm in 1926. As his name …