Wednesday, October 6, 2010


An article where the early history of Tidbinbilla and Uriarra is discussed. Apparently a feud existed between two early settlers, Mr Wright and Mr Webb, who both started as selectors (squatters) until the passing of the land act in 1861 when land could be selected and owned. Finally the correct spelling of Uriarra and the use of a large, flat heated rock for the cooking of Bogong Moths by the local Aboriginals is narrated.

Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer - 29 May 1917

National Library of Australia (here)

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