Lawlers Update – book review

This book is a rare publication and  is very hard to find. It was written by Lyn Hatch to celebrate the centenary of the town of Lawlers. The book was published by Plutonic mining who also published a book on Darlot. LAWLERS Latitude 28° 05' S … [Continue reading]

The Murder of May Wain – grave tales

A Tragedy Recalled !!! The Six Mile Murder   -   by Clara Patton Crimes against women of any kind were very rare on the Goldfields of Western Australia. The prospecting community respected and valued women and welcomed their presence. It was … [Continue reading]

We dont like Cricket ‘Oh No’ We love it !!!!!

Well its soon to be that time of year again so here are a few photos for the cricket fans:- Back Row:- J Calder (Umpire), J Elari, M Porter, D Wearing, J Cahill, A Bennetts Middle Row:- C Williamson, L Stephens, W Trewhella (Capt), C Burgess (V … [Continue reading]

Darlot Update – the cemetery

Following up from the recent post on Darlot I would like to now add the cemetery details which will be also on the Outback Family History page for Darlot:- "The exodus out East has been attended by sad results to at least seven of the hardy … [Continue reading]

Gwalia Tragedy – murder at the two up!

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954), Sunday 30 December 1906, page 5 The "Sunday Times'' had a visit last week from the brother of the late James Reilly, killed by Joseph Higgins at Gwalia on September 4 1906. The … [Continue reading]