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Black and white photograph - "Narrapumelap", Wickliffe.

From the Collection of Lake Bolac & District Historical Society 2110 Glenelg Highway Lake Bolac Victoria

24cm x 14cm
Object Registration
wickliffe, "narrapumelap, buckley, buckley and nunn, wyselaskie, soldier settlement
Historical information
"Narrapumelap" homestead, Wickliffe. The aboriginal meaning of Narrapumelap is a chain of waterholes. Begun in 1873 by John Dixon Wyselaskie and completed in 1878. The new owner in 1883 was Gerald Neville Buckley, son of Mr Mars Buckley, founder of Buckley and Nunn LTD, who 'enhanced' the building. The property was acquired for by the government in 1914 and later split up for Soldier Settlement.
Last updated
16 Oct 2017 at 12:30PM