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Barbara Kennedy

Theres been a lot of interest in the Naroghid post below, so here are a couple more photos from the Sunnyside Table.
A named school photo with a shield - not sure what the shield is for and what year it is. And a tennis team - no names for this one. Maybe someone can help with the year and some names.Image attachment

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Just as well there were plenty of Vagg's to keep the school going

Ann Rantall

We are currently putting together lots of information about Naroghid by collecting photographs and talking to earlier residents. If you have photographs of the Post Office, the Naroghid hall or any pics of activities in the hall wed love to be able to access them and add them to our history.
We have taken a record of the table of photos which was donated to Sunnyside and the pics below came from there.Image attachment

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Really good to have all these comments and memories coming in. Names of band members are great; maybe even school teachers would be good to have too.

As a kid l remember going to the dances with Dad ,Len and Mum , Ailsa Leverett and my brothers Jeff and Bill and Barbara. Playing tennis, while Aunty Ruth Leverett drove us all over the place to play tennis. What wonderful memories l have of Naroghid


My father played saxophone with 2 of the bands listed.

My mother's cousin Margeret Eliza "May" Hose married Albert Leslie Bateman in 1931, I wonder if Bill is a descendent of theirs?

Looks like Tod Sloane's orchestra from Terang, played the district for 43 years - Back row, not sure who is on the left, My father Tod Sloane middle, Stan Fenton right - Front row, chap O'Keefe left, Keith Sadler right. 🎶

I wonder if I can dig up anything at my dad’s. He has some stories to tell of the dance days. He went to the naroghid school. He grew up in a home that had the telephone exchange. Uncle Frederick Sadler might have other stories.

Melissa Pitman?

We had a visit today from Joan Mahony who was enquiring about the artist Frank P. Mahony - sometimes spelt Mahoney. A little searching and we discovered this drawing of his, entitled: On the road to Camperdown and its from the Picturesque Atlas of Australasia 1886-1888. 
This was posted on a Facebook site new to us. Its called Camperdown Victoria History in Photos and has some very interesting photos. 
Frank Mahoney was an illustrator for the Bulletin among other publications and also did the drawings for the childrens story book Dot and the Kangaroo. Who remembers that one?

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Great pic

Love this.

The photos below have been sent to us for possible identification. They are believed to have belonged to the Burrows or McKay families and would be in the Camperdown district - that is, they could be in the town or somewhere out of the town.
If you can help, you can comment here or message us on FB or email us at
Heres hoping!Image attachmentImage attachment

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I think the first & second pictures are of the same house only from different sides.

I was thinking the old house at Pomborneit North that was taken down about 22 years ago. I bought 4 double hung windows from it, for a renovation I was doing - each was 7 foot high

Picture 3 - Glenfield @ Tesbury

Tammy Discher

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