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Parkes NSW. A reconstructed copy of Moat Hall in Coventry England where Sir Henry Parkes was born. – Sydney Picture

Parkes –the Early Years. Like Forbes the Currajong district (later called Parkes after Sir Henry Parkes the politician and federalist) was first sighted and explored by white men in 1835 when Major Thomas Mitchell explored the areas from Parkes to the Bogan River which flows northwards from here to its junction with the Darling River…

Parkes. Carved detail in stone on the facade of the 1896 built Parkes Courthouse. Architect was Walter Vernon. – Sydney Picture

Parkes –the Early Years. Like Forbes the Currajong district (later called Parkes after Sir Henry Parkes the politician and federalist) was first sighted and explored by white men in 1835 when Major Thomas Mitchell explored the areas from Parkes to the Bogan River which flows northwards from here to its junction with the Darling River…

Parkes. Anglican Church. An Arts and Crafts Gothic revival church 1926. Cost of £14,000.  The most significant building in Parkes architecturally.  It has no arched Gothic windows but it looks Gothic. Architect was Louis Williams – Sydney Picture

Parkes –the Early Years. Like Forbes the Currajong district (later called Parkes after Sir Henry Parkes the politician and federalist) was first sighted and explored by white men in 1835 when Major Thomas Mitchell explored the areas from Parkes to the Bogan River which flows northwards from here to its junction with the Darling River…

Tim Minchin & Jim Fisher – ‘Harbour Lights’ (by Jim Fisher) – Sydney Video

This video is very special to me. From my unreleased 2015 Sydney Opera House Steps concert. xt Performed February 2015 On The Steps of the Sydney Opera House with: Jim Fisher Tom Fisher Lucy Fisher Susie Fisher Dan Minchin Katie Minchin Nel Minchin Drums: Ben Vanderwaal source

Abbotsford House – Abbotsford, NSW – Sydney Picture

Abbotsford House – Abbotsford, New South Wales. Built between 1877-78 for Sir Arthur Renwick, doctor and businessman, who was also a member of the NSW Parliament and first president of the NSW Medical Board. Named after Abbotsford House in Scotland, and later giving it’s name to the suburb in which it stands. The estate was…

Grenfell. The Anglican Church and tower built in 1877. It ha s a lych gate at the entrance. – Sydney Picture

Grenfell. The roaming of the local Aboriginal people became curtailed from 1833 when the first white pastoralist moved into the Grenfell district. He was John Wood squatting beyond the legal areas. It was one of Wood’s shepherds who discovered gold in 1866. He was named Cornelius O’Brien and he registered the find in Young and…

Forbes. This beautifully restored two storey Victorian town house in Templar Street was built in 1884 by merchant William Thomas. He was the Mayor of Forbes who donated the fountain for Victoria Square. – Sydney Picture

Forbes. Almost thirty years after the Botany Bay settlement was founded the first white explorer Surveyor General George Evans found the Lachlan River south of Bathurst. That was in 1815 as Bathurst was being established as the first white settlement beyond the Blue Mountains. He named the river after Governor Lachlan Macquarie. The river running…

Forbes. This National Bank was erected in 1884 and is still in possession of the National Bank.  Note the very fine cast iron veranda pillars. – Sydney Picture

Forbes. Almost thirty years after the Botany Bay settlement was founded the first white explorer Surveyor General George Evans found the Lachlan River south of Bathurst. That was in 1815 as Bathurst was being established as the first white settlement beyond the Blue Mountains. He named the river after Governor Lachlan Macquarie. The river running…

Forbes. The Town Hall facing Victoria Squ. Gold royalties permitted a grand structure. The  part with the corner tower  finished in 1891. The left hand part was the first Town Hall about 1870 when Forbes became a municipality. – Sydney Picture

Forbes. Almost thirty years after the Botany Bay settlement was founded the first white explorer Surveyor General George Evans found the Lachlan River south of Bathurst. That was in 1815 as Bathurst was being established as the first white settlement beyond the Blue Mountains. He named the river after Governor Lachlan Macquarie. The river running…

Harbour North Sydney Nova Scotia – Sydney Picture

North Sydney (Scottish Gaelic: Am Bàr) is a former town and current community in Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Located on the north side of Sydney Harbour, along the eastern coast of Cape Breton Island, North Sydney is an important port in Atlantic Canada, serving as the western terminus of the Marine Atlantic ferry…

Reynella. John Reynells house winery and property. Right hand side of house was built in 1842. The bay window section was added by his son around 1883. – Sydney Picture

John Reynell, Reynella and Hardy Winery. John Reynell (1809 to 1873) arrived in South Australia in 1838 and took up land in the Southern Vales in 1839 once Surveyor General Colonel William Light’s team had surveyed that area. He married in 1839 and called his new wheat and sheep farm Reynella Farm. He was a…

Sydney – Sydney Picture

A panorama of the city taken on a hot summer’s day from the winding paths of Taronga Zoo Image published by RichardJames1990 on 2019-01-16 13:48:03 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , New Zealand NZ 2018 Tammy , panorama , stitched , photoshop , combined , long , thin , view , syndey ,…