‘WAR’ AT WYALONG, AND A CART LOAD OF COCK’S EGGS

'WAR' AT WYALONG, AND A CART LOAD OF COCK'S EGGS

Gold was discovered in the central west of New South Wales in 1893, at Wyalong.  It was feared the diggings might pollute the water supply; a dam known as White Tank.  Accordingly, the official  town was laid out about three miles to the east. But the miners,

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BUSH AND BACKYARD CRICKET

BUSH AND BACKYARD CRICKET

Christmas in Australia🎄🎅🎁🤶 means……CRICKET! 🏏🏏 Our games were probably more Big Bash than Test Matches.  DEMON BOWLING OR DREADFUL BATTING? I recently came across the newspaper report of an 1893 cricket match between the rural communities of Exton and Reedy Marsh, in northern Tasmania. EXTON V REEDY

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