Historical information

The Boardman family were local business people in Sunbury, who were storekeepers and also produced the local newspaper. Their original building was in Brook Street near the railway station but they later located their business further down in Brook Street on the corner of O'Shanassy Street.

Physical description

A black and white photograph with a cream border of a news office, store and cottage with a picket fence. The buildings are weatherboard with corrugated iron roofs.A young tree surrounded by a tree guard has been planted on the footpath between the cottage and shop.Two men and two ladies and a boy are standing in front of the buildings on the unmade road. A boy on horseback is alsoweith the group.