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Kelly’s Bakery – early 1900s

            In 1907 John Kelly established a bootmakers and bakery business in Terrors Creek.  William Clement Rodwell was the baker.   He was enrolled on the Pine Rivers Electoral Roll as a baker on 11th January 1913.  In September 1925 it became Kelly Bros. Store.  The brothers did the baking and… Read more »

The butcher, the baker and the…milk carriers c.1961

It seems hard to believe that it was 12 months on 3rd September 2019 from when the Dayboro butcher shop changed hands with Scott Heathwood having owned it for the previous 20 years.  It also seems hard to believe that there has been a butcher shop on this block of… Read more »

Hay Road, Dayboro early 1950s

            There was not much of a problem with traffic on Hay Road in the early 1950s when this photograph was taken from what is now 13 Hay Road.  The road was not even sealed at that stage.  Around this time one of the farmers from Rush Creek used to… Read more »

Lions Park 8th August 2009

​This photograph of the Lions Park in Williams Street, Dayboro was taken ten years ago on 8th August 2009.  A time capsule was buried at the official dedication and naming of the park on 28th July 2001.  The time capsule is to be opened after the expiration of 25 years.   ​Lions… Read more »

Dayboro & Districts Junior Farmers Club Ekka Display 1959

​Dayboro & Districts Junior Farmers Club was formed when a public interest meeting was held on 5thMarch 1958.  Mr John Nutting and Mr T Sherman from Junior Farmers Head Office attended the meeting. They were introduced to the 31 local people who attended the evening by Mr Ken Gold from the Samsonvale Club. Executive officers were elected… Read more »