Bungarribee House, Doonside, NSW Australia was built on sacred Aboriginal land by Major John Campbell in 1824. The  homestead was built by convicts, many of whom died during the construction. As the house was nearing completion in 1826, Campbell’s wife died and a year later so did Campbell. Following Campbell’s death, the house was auctioned and was bought by Thomas Icely. The property was used as a horse stud. Iceley's wife claimed there was an evil prescence in the house and refused to…

Bungarribee House, Doonside, NSW Australia was built on sacred Aboriginal land by Major John Campbell in 1824. The homestead was built by convicts, many of whom died during the construction. As the house was nearing completion in 1826, Campbell’s wife died and a year later so did Campbell. Following Campbell’s death, the house was auctioned and was bought by Thomas Icely. The property was used as a horse stud. Iceley's wife claimed there was an evil prescence in the house and refused to…

State Records NSW - Blacktown Railway Station Platform 1-1954

State Records NSW - Blacktown Railway Station Platform 1-1954

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator

State Records NSW - Photo Investigator


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Blacktown Railway Station in 1947.Photo from National Library of Australia.A♥W

Blacktown Railway Station in 1947.Photo from National Library of Australia.A♥W

Blacktown Road before construction  21 October 1930. State Records of NSW.

Blacktown Road before construction 21 October 1930. State Records of NSW.

Old Toongabbie, New South Wales - Post Office 1901. Old Toongabbie is noted for being the third settlement set up after the British occupation of Australia began in 1788. It was founded as a Government Farm to grow food for the colony in April 1792. After eleven years, the government farm was closed and the land was given as grants to settlers and convicts who had done their time. (Wikipedia)

Old Toongabbie, New South Wales - Post Office 1901. Old Toongabbie is noted for being the third settlement set up after the British occupation of Australia began in 1788. It was founded as a Government Farm to grow food for the colony in April 1792. After eleven years, the government farm was closed and the land was given as grants to settlers and convicts who had done their time. (Wikipedia)

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Blacktown, NSW: the Robin Hood Hotel in Main St. disappeared overnight once the developers got it.

Blacktown, NSW: the Robin Hood Hotel in Main St. disappeared overnight once the developers got it.

Prospect Reservoir in western Sydney in 1904.Photo from Blacktown and Districts Historical Society.A♥W

Prospect Reservoir in western Sydney in 1904.Photo from Blacktown and Districts Historical Society.A♥W

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Blacktown Post Office, in Western Sydney in 1901. Photo shared by Dictionay of Sydney.  v@e.

Blacktown Post Office, in Western Sydney in 1901. Photo shared by Dictionay of Sydney. v@e.

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