The most important history of any area is not the “big” things.

These are always well documented. It is the little things that live in people’s memories that are truly important pieces of history which, in time, will all disappear unless they are recorded in some way, whether it be a written article or an oral history.

Ashtons baths

“Now I Confess”, says Frances, 90. It took a tomboy to talk the young ladies …
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Early Post Office

My mother and father and their three sons arrived from Scotland in 1885 and came …
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For me, school life began at the start of 1941 – I can still remember …
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A recollection of old Concord by the late Mr. H. Stanton (Mayor of Concord 1951-52) …
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Ashtons baths

My father, Samuel Ashton, owned the Public Baths at Mortlake. As a matter of fact, …
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pen sketch

I remember when the loo was a dunny, And the pan man came at night; …
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Starched circular petticoats which stood up by themselves after being ironed Listening to the “Argonauts” …
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Private John Bray and his wife Mary reached Sydney in June 1790 on board the …
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Kit Johnston (c1978) I came to Concord 63 years ago and have seen many changes. …
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The Concord Recorder, Thursday, July 6, 1961. I was very interested in Mr. Stanton’s article …
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