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Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc.
Book, T Nelson and Sons London and Edinburgh, Shadows on the Screen, 1883... nullawarre state school... district. Nullawarre State School was opened in 1875 with members... and Nullawarre State School. The Mathieson families were early settlers ...This book bears the names of Linda Mathieson and Nullawarre State School. The Mathieson families were early settlers in the Warrnambool area at Woodford and Purnim and later in the Nullawarre district. Nullawarre State School was opened in 1875 with members of the Mathieson family being foundation pupils. It still operates today.This book is of interest because of its connection to the Mathieson families of Nullawarre and to Nullawarre State School.This is a hard cover book of 92 pages. It contains many short articles, over 80 illustrations and advertisements at the back of the book for other books published by T. Nelson and Sons. Some of the illustrations have been hand-coloured. The cover is buff-coloured with ornamental patterns and an image of a family watching a slide show outlined in dark red. The lettering on the cover and spine is in black, red and brown tonings. The inscription is handwritten in black ink. ‘Nullawarre S.S. Linda Mathieson, 14.4.23’. linda mathieson, nullawarre state school
Cheese World Museum
Book, Nullawarre School Centenary and District History, 1975... nullawarre state school.... Nullawarre State School No.1652 opened in 1875 on a site donated.... Nullawarre State School No.1652 opened in 1875 on a site donated ...LeThe Uebergang family came from Silesia to Australia in 1848 and were early settlers in the Allansford area. The sons and other descendants also purchased farms in the area. The Percy Uebergang family lived at Tooram Park, Allansford from 1912 until 1992. Percy and Myrtle Uebergang's children were twins, Ray and Joyce born in 1926 who lived at Tooram Park until their deaths, Ray in 1986 and Joyce in 1992 after which the property was sold. Neither Ray nor Joyce married and following the death of her brother Joyce set up the Ray and Joyce Uebergang Foundation which supports the local community. The collection of items from their property was put into store for a number of years before being given into the care of the Cheese World Museum. The family often re-used, recycled and repaired items and examples can be seen in the museum. This item is part of the collection of items given into the care of the Cheese World Museum. Nullawarre State School No.1652 opened in 1875 on a site donated by George Henry. The weatherboard school was 27ft by 18ft. Margaret Mathieson was the first of the 17 pupils registered. The first head teacher was Charles A Bruford. The first building was replaced with a new building by 1975 when the celebrations took place. A brief history of Nullawarre township and some of its early residents is also included. Early families include Mathieson, Burleigh, LeCouteur, Wallace and Hesketh. A photograph of the Nirranda and District WWI Honor Roll details those from the Nullawarre area who served. Today the school has been enlarged and is now Nullawarre and District Primary School.This booklet is significant as it provides a history of Nullawarre school and an overview of the Nullawarre district and some of its early residents. A cream coloured booklet with sepia coloured text and photographs of the school.Nullawarre School Centenary/and/District History/OLD SCHOOL-1975/NEW SCHOOL-1975/"BackTo" Celebrations/-Easter 1975-/SOUVENIR BOOKLETallansford, nullawarre, uebergang, schools, henry, bruford, mathieson, burleigh, lecouteur, wallace, hesketh, nullawarre state school