Text of the “Families of Kingborough” display January 2021

Emanuel Sward (Swards, Suarez) Born : May 16 1852, Portugal Death : January 12 1918 –Simpson’s Bay, South Bruny, Tasmania, Buried : Alonnah Cemetery Arrived Tasmania : 1871 Married : 1875 Mary Ann Lovegrove Family : Seven sons and four daughters.       Sons:   John Emanuel ( Jack)         Daughters :    Frances                  William…

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Gill’s Concrete Block Factory, Margate

The Mercury of Monday October 18th, 1920 carried an article titled “CONCRETE BUILDING BLOCKS. A MARGATE SYNDICATE’S VENTURE.” Today we take concrete for granted, but then the article began “The age of concrete in building construction seems to have begun, and if it were not for the serious shortage of cement, there is no doubt…

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John Redeker Framed

This display features some truly inspiring images. It will close on 1 May 2019.

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