The Greyhound Hotel

This post in the series on Wangaratta hotels deals with the notorious Greyhound Hotel that developed from an earlier hotel on the same location named the Black Eagle. You can read about the Black Eagle here After John Stephens (aka Stevens) purchased the Black Eagle...

The Black Eagle Hotel

This post is part of an ongoing series looking at the history of hotels in Wangaratta. Hotels or Inns were interesting places in the early history of towns. When few public buildings existed, they served as official meeting places and were often a hub of gossip and...

An Exemplary Wife and a Fond Mother

Trying to tease out the lives of women is often difficult. In generations past married women were seen as an extension of their husbands. Single women were seen as extensions of their father, or recognised only if their charitable work was extensive, or worse still...

Gordy & Minnie

Some intrepid bloggers are participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 2018 “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” blogging prompt. Fellow Australian blogger Lilian Magill realised that this might just over commit her so she came up with “12 Ancestors in 12 Months” and I thought this was...

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