BANK LOTTERY CATTLE BARON

BANK LOTTERY CATTLE BARON

A WINDFALL FOLLOWING ON FROM WHEN THE BANK OF AUSTRALIA WENT BUST In 1848 Angus McDonald from Bolwarra (near Maitland)  bought a ticket in  New South Wales’ first official  lottery.  It was held as a means of dispersing the assets of the failed Bank of Australia. The

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SYDNEY’S FLYING PIEMAN

SYDNEY'S FLYING PIEMAN

In the early days of the colony,  pies were  hawked around the streets of Sydney. They were  sold from portable charcoal braziers to the call of  ‘Hot pies!  Hot pies ….pork, beef, steak and kidney!’ . One of those early pie sellers has entered the realms of

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