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The photo below was published in the Camperdown Chronicle, asking anyone with ideas as to what exactly it might be. Tony Dupleix has replied with a suggestion:
Lois and I think your mystery brick building might be the front of the Lismore swimming pool. Similar era, style, entrance, etc. The clock and spire(?) yet to be added.
Does anyone agree with that? Or do you have any other ideas?

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Did the rendering plant have mostly tin not bricks

Is it the rendering plant at the abattoir in Camperdown?

Verna Regan

Tammy Discher??

Latest advice for visiting the Heritage Centre - for reopen 24.11.20
Mercy Regional College marked NAIDOC week with a comprehensive program for their Year 7 students, and Bob Lambell from CDHS spent all morning sharing his knowledge with them. There were three groups of Yr.7s and Bob spoke to each of them at the Aboriginal Reconciliation Park and at the Memorial Obelisk in the Cemetery. He also told them the history of Wombeetch Puyuun, whose remains are buried there. Congratulations to Bob for a great job on such a VERY hot day. There will be a comprehensive report on this event in our next Newsletter.Image attachment
In other words, its time for the latest edition of our newsletter. Actually, it was published and sent out on the 27th but at last it appears on our Facebook page. (Sorry for the delay!)
Lots of different subjects covered in this edition - have a look at the contents list - and its full of heaps of good reading.
We hope to be able to open up our Heritage Centre again soon so we can share all the work thats been going on since lockdown. Hope to see many visitors then!

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Have the digital copies been sent? I haven’t received one yet.

Thank you Ray Watson 👏

Congratulations to WD News and Stewart Esh for the 146th birthday of the Camperdown Chronicle. CDHS has an actual front page of the first edition, 1st October, 1874, in our collection. We also have a photocopied and framed version expertly preserved for posterity.
It says a lot about the strength of our community that our local paper is still going and still supported during this difficult time of Covid19. With no local sport to report and not much happening anywhere it cant be easy. Good work!Image attachment

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That was my first job. Worked with Jacqueline Hardy. Neil Baglin was my boss. Left in 1966 to get married.

My family and ancestors have had a relationship with the Camperdown Chronicle since at least 1879 on the Rose side and much earlier on the Hill's side. Well done and something very special should be done for 150 years!

Were you around then Margot Angus?

Interesting Harvey O'Neill . . .

Well, these should be the right names! They came from Janet Phipps (now Fitzgerald) whose mother wrote on the back of the photograph. Dean Brown filled in some of the first names for us. If anyone has any corrections of the picture and names below, lets know!
Thanks everyone for your interest and help with this.Image attachment

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Great photo

Tony Esh

Did you go to Camperdown State School? Were you in Prep Grade in 1966? Heres a photo sent to us by Tony Esh with some of the names, and hed really like some help in filling in the blanks.
Of course, we said wed be happy to put it on Facebook and see whether we can get the complete set.
Now its over to you .....Image attachment

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I always thought that Barry Jenkins and Vicki Londrigan were a grade below . I know they were in some mixed grades. I don,t remember them starting high school at the same time. They could have went to the Tec. ????

Check Camperdown High School group

The girl next to Philip Brown could be Leanne Deneraux, most likely not correct spelling 😂 but pronounced Deneray. Is the boy next to her Scott Montgomery.

Dean Brown next to Gary Milne(apprentice jockey of the year some time later?)

38 students, most learnt . LOL

Donna McErvale next to Vicki Morgan

I wasnt there yet 🙄

Verna Regan

Jenny Teal

Alister King

Ken Wynd Colin Wynd Lauren Wynd

Vicki Fitzgerald

Mrs Gibb and her husband used to run the picture theatre and we used to get tickets to go to movies at the end of term

Mrs Gibb must have filled in. Because our Teacher in preps was Miss Clements she was married that year. She was thin, tall with long black hair.

2nd row---Julie Henry, Alistair King, Boy? , Scott Montgomery , Leanne Deneraux, Philip Brown , Douglas Pain, Peter Skelton, Girl?, Boy ?

3rd row----Andrew Daffy, Tony Esh, Ross Mahoney, David Anderson, Vanessa Kelly, Karen Ailey, David Cable, Wayne Jolly, Robert Whitewood.

First row left , sitting girls, Maria Podger ( Vansomeren) , Jenny Foster ( Teal), Keryn Clementson ( Fox), Vicki Morgan ( Fitzgerald), Donna McErvale, Susan Lake, Susan Kennedy, Jenny Hayhoe, Janet Phipps ( Fitzgerald ) , Girl?

4th row----Boy?, Russell Cook, Philip Russell , Paul Jackson, Greg Roser, Brian Monloney, Gary Milne, Dean Brown, Wayne Grinham,

Phil Russell.... Tags.... your it 🤣

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