Monday, April 11, 2011

WEETANGARA BUSHRANGERS



Confused me at first because of the date but this article apparently starts off with a historical reference. This is a tale of an encounter, I presume, by William Davis of Ginninderra (Weetangara) with bushrangers as he was returning from a visit to Sydney. I put the story from around 1865 about the time that Ben Hall and his accomplice John Dunn were roaming the area. The 1910 article goes on to relate info for the local cricket club and lament the regions 1910 woes with alcohol...

Queanbeyan Age - 2 September 1910



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