Browsing by topic: ‘cornishtown’


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Cornishtown Reunion

Les Stone was Head Master of the one teacher school at Cornishtown SS near Chlltern from 1951 to 1956. The school house has been removed; the school building remains largely int...


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Bill Curtain and Shane Stone with 'Lambie Pie'

Bill Curtain, 'Rudd' the sheep dog, Shane Stone and his pet 'Lambie Pie' at the 'Home Bush' farmhouse Indigo. Unfortunately 'Lambie Pie' ended up in a pie much to the horror and...


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Bill Curtain

Requiem Mass order of service to celebrate the life of William aka Bill Curtain 28 July 1909 - 14 February 2001. Mass of thanksgiving celebrated at St Patrick's Catholic Church ...


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Bill and Julie Curtain

Bill and Julie Curtain were both very active in the social scene around Chiltern, Cornishtown and Rutherglen. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from wh...


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Bill Curtain

Bill Curtain, Godfather of Terry Stone. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Master of the one teacher school a...


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Julie and Bill Curtain

Julie and Bill Curtain. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Master of the one teacher school at Cornishtown SS...


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Julie and Bill Curtain

Julie and Bill Curtain in the front yard of the farmhouse Home Bush. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Maste...


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Cornishtown Reunion

Pam Stone (far left standing reading scrap book), Terry Stone (seated), Bill Curtain (seated), Mary Curtain (wife of Kevin standing and leaning towards Bill), Shane Stone (seate...


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Nana Stone, Pam Stone, Julia Curtain, Bill Curtain and Shane Stone

Nana Stone (Mary Ellen Stone, mother of Les Stone), Julie Curtain, Pam Stone, Bill Curtain and Shane Stone. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when...


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Bill and Julie Curtain

The caption scribbled across the bottom of the photograph read 'WE TWO HAPPY? YES'. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed...


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Julie and Bill Curtain

Julie and Bill Curtain in the front yard of the Home Bush farmhouse standing on newly laid concrete path to the front gate. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families...


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Bill Curtain

Bill Curtain nursing a lamb. A sheep farmer to the very end. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Master of the...


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Terry Stone at Home Bush Cornishtown

The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Master of the one teacher school at Cornishtown SS near Chiltern in 1951. ...


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Cornishtown Reunion

Bill Curtain (seated), Kevin Curtain (standing) and Terry Stone under the pepper corn tree that dated from the foundation of the school. The connection between the Curtain and S...


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Bill and Julie Curtain

Bill and Julie Curtain at the Rutherglen Races. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Master of the one teacher ...


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Julie and Bill Curtain

Julie and Bill Curtain with grandchildren at Home Bush as Bill prepares to take lambs to market. The connection of the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was a...


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Julie and Bill Curtain at home in Wangaratta

The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Master of the one teacher school at Cornishtown SS near Chiltern in 1951. ...


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Julie and Bill Curtain wedding

Wedding of Bill and Julie Curtain. Bill owned and ran a farm called Home Bush near Cornishtown. Shane Stone spent his early years visiting the farm not far from Cornishtown SS ...


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Home Bush Front Gate

The connection of the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appointed the Head Master of the one teacher school at Cornishtown SS near Chiltern in 1951. He re...


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Bill and Julie Curtain

Bill and Julie Curtain in the paddock adjoining the farm house at Home Bush Cornishtown. The connection between the Curtain and Stone families dated from when Les Stone was appo...