Hotels of Peak Hill – from Paul Cribb

As you all know I am always on the lookout for new photos of  Goldfields hotels. I would like to thank Paul Cribb for sending me the following great photos to add the the collection and to go on the web site.   Travelling on the Murchison, The Freemasons Hotel, Coach Leaving Peak Hill for […]

The Pen is Mightier !!!

The North Coolgardie Herald and the Menzies Miner:- The ‘Menzies Miner’ is was a sixteen page weekly newspaper and circulated in every town in the North Coolgardie, Mount Margaret and the East Murchison Goldfields. In those centres which did not have the advantage of a daily mail service the ‘Menzies Miner’ was widely read. The […]

Menzies Cemetery – grave tales

Just to let you know what I am working on at the moment. I have been doing a complete review of every page on the Outback Family History web site (all 468 pages) and have been making notes on:- 1. Things that need to be checked 2. Photos not working of needing replacement with a […]

The Strange case of Frederick Smith

A telegraph was received at Cue from Burnakurra, stating that a trucker who was employed at the Wha GM at Errolls was killed. It also stated that the body was buried at Errolls, and that no inquest was opened. The newspaper three days later reported – “In the circumstances, it will be necessary, in order […]

Wilson’s Patch – ghost towns

Wilson’s Patch –   Bundarra   between Leonora and Leinster Since construction of the new bitumen road from Leonora to Agnew/Leinster, the approach to Wilson’s Patch has changed. 64km along this new road from Leonora is the Teutonic Bore mine turn-off, 6km further is a grave on the left-hand side between the road and fence. […]