Saturday, January 22, 2011

CANBERRA JOTTINGS 1926


A strange little clipping I thought. Two suicides and a "Chinaman's" off-site interment near St John's Church caused problems for the Federal Capital Commission. In earlier times a person who committed suicide would often be denied burial in a Church cemetery...

Federal Capital Pioneer - 25 March 1926



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Checking out a scarred tree on Isabella Drive

I know of probably 20 or so authentic Aboriginal scarred trees dotted around the landscape of suburban Canberra. I have posted a few time...