Photos of People and Pioneers of Blackwood.

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Blackwood State School. No. 1074.      Photographer thought to be – W. H. Smith (William Hordle Smith),  1884-1919.    Courtesy  Margot Hitchcock and B.D.H.S.

Can anyone name people in this photo..???

Man right back in straw boater and white beard is Tom Quick and a minister standing next to him on the end.

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Courtesy  Margot Hitchcock and the Blackwood & District Historical Society. 

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Barrys Reef State School, Blackwood  no. 885

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Barrys Reef State School, Blackwood  no. 885 –  garden and pupils.

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Barrys Reef State School, Blackwood  no. 885 –  with pupils  c. 1890.

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Golden Point School, Blackwood no. 1074. Pupils.

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Golden Point School, Blackwood no. 1074.

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Dales Creek School,  Green Hill, Blackwood. No. 3124.

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Wedding in Blackwood C. 1910 from old glass negative – does anyone know who these people are..???   Courtesy  Margot Hitchcock and B.D.H.S.

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Another photo in Blackwood C. 1910 from old glass negative by same photographer –  does anyone know who these people are..??? Courtesy  Margot Hitchcock and B.D.H.S.

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Ben and Sarah Hosking family, Blackwood. Courtesy Hosking family and Margot Hitchcock and B.D.H.S.

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Blackwood Cricket Club.   C.1895. Courtesy Wally Sweet and Margot Hitchcock and B.D.H.S.

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Photo of early pioneers – Not sure who they are.  One on left could be Warren Williams or George Curruthers.  One on right looks very much like a Cornish Miner – could be Micky Nolan. (Courtesy Barry Thurgood for Margot Hitchcock and B.D.H.S.

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Early Miners of Blackwood.  Maybe some of Williams and Hills families. C.1890.(Photo courtesy of the late Edgar Williams.)

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Miners in the cage for descending down the  Sultan Mine, Barrys Reef.(Courtesy of late Les Armstrong) c. 1880.

PHOTOS ON THIS SITE ARE COPYRIGHT TO MARGOT HITCHCOCK and B.D.H.S. – PLEASE DO NOT USE WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. ©

SEE ALSO BLACKWOOD CEMETERY – PIONEERS

More photos to come – watch this space..!!!!