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The Shorts of Tenindewa

As told by John Short. My father Edward Ralph (Ralph) Short (born 1905) and his brother John Francis (Jack) (born 1903) came to WA in 1929. Ralph had served his …

Margaret Alice Pumphery (nee Baker)

A letter to Doreen Butler (1965) from a Rumble family descendant I, Margaret Alice Pumphery (nee Baker), Daughter of Evertine (nee Cousins) and Terence Baker. Evertine was daughter of Emma …

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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 …

Tenindewa – 100 years of written history

Speech by Tony Critch in December 2013 at the Tenindewa Christmas Tree centenary. Thanks for opportunity and congratulations and special thanks to our little team of organizers who have put this …

Tenindewa Drought of 1922

Geraldton Express; January 10, 1923 Tenindewa Thank goodness that dry year of 1922 has gone, and now that Mr Clement Wragge* is dead, he has taken all his forecasts for …