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Gawler History Team Christmas social
The 45 or so who attended the enjoyable
Gawler History Team Christmas social
night appreciated the input by a dozen
members as to their “best or worse
GHT member, Joan Denison passed
away last week. She was wife of Michael
Peter Jones has devoted many months
of dedication to magnificently produce 33
pages of “A History of Horses in Gawler”,
which follows on from his address in
Many historical facts merged with many
appropriate photographs have created a
valuable resource for future study.
Next monthly meeting is on February
4 when guest speaker will be Paul
Westermann, who will enlighten all on his
years of living in the historic 19th Century
mansion Para Para (on Penrice Avenue
His restoration efforts and the
mansion’s history will be explained with
photos and film. This address should be
The public is also welcome to attend.
The Pinery fire has had a negative
outcome for GHT members, Alan Harris
and Trish Williams.
By all means have a chat to them to see
if any donations of tools and hardware etc,
that you possess can be of assistance to
them in their farm rebuilding.
Ian McDonnell has spent many hours
creating new USB sticks of now 1,000 old
Gawler photos, for the benefit of many in
local and surrounding Nursing Homes and
Aged Care facilities.
The photos now have a deliberate 15
second display so that the image can be
absorbed better by viewers and is backed
by music (music selected which doesn’t
require permission for use).
Have you seen the other latest additions
to the gawler.nowandthen.net.au ?
David Harnett, William and Florence
Barnet, Rev Brian Polkinghorne, Colin and
Nancy Worrall, Gerald Carmody, Ron Bird,
May Dawkins and the 35th anniversary
dinner of the Gawler Refugee Association
- all there to see.
Gawler History Team are looking at
buying a lectern which has a microphone
mounted on the front/top. If you know of
one available, please tell Brian Thom,
Chairman, Gawler History Team Inc.
Gawler Burial Records - as you may be
aware, “St Georges Anglican Cemetery
Gawler Est 1861” burial records to 1984 are
on the website (Brian Thom has the rest as
The Town of Gawler Cemetery 400
burial records from 1847 to 1870 (Pioneer
Park) are on the website, and now, Dr John
Stephenson of Gymea N.S.W., (ex Blanch
Street 1976 to 1983) has, over the last
12 months, typed up 500 foolscap pages
of Burials in the Willaston Cemetery
(with extensive additional historical
research information relating to each
John has given permission for the whole
lot to be available for all to see.
Despite living away from Gawler for
over 30 years, John still has that wonderful
real passion for Gawler.
His dedication and commitment
to achieve this great outcome will be
appreciated by many for many years to
to speak about
Para Para Mansion
The Gawler History Team’s February guest
speaker will be Paul Westermann on the subject
of “Para Para Mansion”.
Paul and Joanne Westermann resided there
and undertook much needed restoration of this
impessive 19th Century mansion on Penrith Avenue
in Gawler West.
Paul will show many old photographs and also
movie film/video of past years.
Interested members of the public are welcome
at Zion Lutheran Hall, rear of 22 Cowan Street,
Gawler at 7.20 p.m. on February 4.
Those wishing to attend can email Brian
Thom on email@example.com or by telephoning
0412 015 990.
Para Para Mansion.
Fundraiser confirmed for
Tanunda Show Hall
The Tanunda Recreation Park
Advisory Committee have confirmed
a fundraising event on August
20, which will raise money to
fund upgrades for the Tanunda Show
Mr Geoff Nicolai, president of the
Tanunda Recreation Park Advisory
Committee, hopes the money raised
will be enough to reinstate the stage
extensions of the hall.
Any leftover funds will go into
repairing other show hall projects
including extending the hall for a
dressing room area on the same level as
the stage, fixing the roof and upgrading
the kitchen area.
The Tanunda Town Band, Marananga
Band and Tanunda Leidertafel will be
providing entertainment on the night
and hopes to be a part of the Barossa
Other local members are getting
involved in the fundraising committee
including James Lindner, Ralph
Biagi and Nick Filsell, as well as
representatives from the Tanunda Town
Band, Marananga Band and Tanunda
Mr Nicolai said the fundraiser
is important for the show hall
because, “It’s a great part of our
heritage in the valley. It opens
up for people to come in and use the
“If we upgrade it will encourage
others to utilise the hall and will allow
current users to further extend what
they currently do.”
achieves a Merit
Amanda Pain of Williamstown was also one
of the students receiving a Merit award in her
There was a record 920 students across the
State who received a Merit in at least one of their
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