Old Age and Youth – Darlot Divorce

We often think that family law matters didn’t go to court in the early days but this unusual story shows that matters could still be most complicated and acrimonious:- Leonora Miner (WA : 1910 – 1928), Saturday 6 August 1927, page 3 Old Age and Youth.   –     WIFE OF 39yrs SUES HUSBAND […]

Darlot Rose Bowl

This beautiful rose bowl was won by Carl Pederson who is the grandfather of Peter Wright who sent in the photo and who has this wonderful heirloom. Inscription on one side is:- The Lawlers & Darlot Cup Won by Lawlers Rifle Club Scoring 213 points Sept 1903        Oct 1902       515 Points On the other side […]

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 Longitude 120° 31′ E The townsite of Lawlers is […]

Lawlers Hospital

These wonderful photos have just been sent in by Mary Forward. Her Grandmother’s sister Emily Mann (seen on right)  was the Matron at the Lawlers Hospital from 1898 to 1899. In her off duty time.

The Cobbled Road Near Poison Creek –

I have recently been contacted by Terri Watson who sent me this facinationg story. Is there anyone out there who knows anything about this mystery road. I know nothing about it. This is what Terri told me:- We are currently care taking a non-operational mine site along the Old Agnew Rd and over the last […]