A Bucket of Rum & the Vauxhall Inn, Granville

A Bucket of Rum & the Vauxhall Inn, Granville
The Vauxhall Inn at the corner of Parramatta & Woodville Roads, Granville in 1939 after it was rebuilt. Photo: Australian National University, Noel Butlin Archives.

An interesting souvenir of the opening of the first railway in New South Wales from Sydney to Parramatta Junction is a miniature bucket. When the railway was opened on September…

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Mortlake in the 1890s

Mortlake in the 1890s
AGL Gasometers. Manager's cottage in foreground.

Mortlake was originally 30 hectares of land granted to John Miller, John Robertson and Benjamin Butcher in July 1795. This land was subsequently acquired by John Ward and then by…

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