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The Dunkin Family

Mining in the Blood Richard Dunkin (snr) came from Maldon, a gold mining and pastoral district in central Victoria. He took up land in the district of Tenindewa Western Australia …

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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 …

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Tenindewa School Site

Tenindewa Primary School was opened from 1914 to 1939. The first school at Tenindewa opened on the 31′ March 1913 in a building donated by Mr Norman FRY, one of …

Tenindewa Pioneer Well (Woolya Water Reserve)

Early history of Wollya Water Reserve Researched by Lance Stevens Southern Cross Historical Society 2010 The availability of water for settlers in the newly opened district of Tenindewa was a …

Woolya Reserve

Tenindewa has had a few names including Kockatea over time but originally it was known as Woolya after the aboriginal spring or soakage on water reserve 945. These days it …

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 …

Tenindewa Hurricane 1915

Below is an article from the Tenindewa Notes column of the Geraldton Guardian Tuesday 2 March 1915. A real live hurricane visited Tenindewa on Thursday night last. (25th February 1915) …