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Vera Deacon OAM | 1926 – 2021

Vera Deacon OAM | 1926 – 2021

In 2020, Vera was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to community history ...
Lycett & Wallis – The Convict & The Commandant

Lycett & Wallis – The Convict & The Commandant

"I think the importance of artwork like Lycett's in regards to a city like Newcastle is that ...
Palo Alto – Hamilton

Palo Alto – Hamilton

Hamilton's Palo Alto is a piece of Art Deco bliss built for Mr William Herbert of Silsoe ...
Henry Martin – Victoria Lifeboat crew member

Henry Martin – Victoria Lifeboat crew member

From Lost Newcastle member, Robyn Jeffries: Pleased to be able to share - my great great ...
Ralph Snowball Collection

Ralph Snowball Collection

Anyone who is keen on Newcastle's history owes a great debt of gratitude to Ralph ...
Frank Hendry

Frank Hendry

Comment by Lost Newcastle members: David Schofield He was feared and respected by the ...
Skyline Drive-In Lambton train ride

Skyline Drive-In Lambton train ride

Amusement train ride that was under the screen of the Skyline drive-in Lambton. 1960's. From ...
Mayfield Swimming Pool opening 1966

Mayfield Swimming Pool opening 1966

  Mayfield Pool - BHP's Gift to City - Officially opened Saturday 12/11/66 @ ...
Quigley Grave – Booragul

Quigley Grave – Booragul

The question appeared on Lost Newcastle, "Does anyone know this grave? It use to scare us when ...
Governor Northcott 1947

Governor Northcott 1947

From Lost Newcastle member, Chris Watsford: My grandfather Sgt Bill McKie performing escort ...

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