Business has always had a place in Kiama's development. From cedar getters, farmers, quarrymen, fishermen and many other trades established themselves and grew Kiama to what it is today.
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Profession : Circus Proprietor
Born : 1896 Died : 1974
Birth Place : Kiama
Website : Wikipedia
Achievements : Operated Bullen's Circus till 1969
Australian Dictionary of Biography
See Lilian Ethel Bullen
Profession : Author, Local Historian
Born : 14 January 1866 Died : 17 August 1960
Achievements : Author of "The Garden of New South Wales" and others
University of Wollongong
Illawarra Historical Society
Profession : Barrister
Born : 17 August 1888 Died : 23 March 1956
Birth Place : Dunmore
Achievements : Barrister, Presbyterian lay leader, tennis administrator
Profession : Company manager
Born : 17 November 1861 Died : 14 November 1940
Achievements : Co-operative advocate, company manager, dairy industry leader, tennis administrator
Profession : Restaurateur
Born : 1894 Died : 23 November 1948
Birth Place : Greece
Achievements : Proprietor of successful and well reknown restaurant business.
Profession : Dairy Farmer
Born : 1839 Died : 6 August 1937
Birth Place : Scotland
Achievements : Dairy Industry leader, Kiama Council alderman 1892 to July 1900
Profession : Cedar Cutter
Born : 1800 Died : 13 December 1884
Birth Place : ??
Achievements : First White Settler in Kiama arrived in 1821
Early Land Settlement in Illawarra 1804-1861 Ch 2.Early Land Settlement in Illawarra 1804-1861 Ch 2.
Profession : Dairy Farmer and Medical Doctor
Born : 25 April 1811 Died : 20 January 1860
Birth Place : England
Achievements : Built Minnamurra House and had successful dairy farm. Married to Maria.
University of Wollongong (Michael Organ)
Profession : Publican
Born : 14 March 1839 Died : 23 September 1904
Birth Place : Sandon, Hertfordshire, England
Achievements : Licencsee of Steam Packet Inn
AKA : George "Tattersalls" Adams
Profession : Shop keeper, Quarry owner.
Born : 29 Nov 1832 Died : 2 Sep 1917
Birth Place : Dunmore, Ireland
Achievements : Purchased and developed Dunmore. Donated generously to charities and Kiama hospital.
Profession : Architect, Author
Born : ??? Died :
Birth Place : ???
Website : http://www.houzz.com.au/pro/harrysprintz/harry-sprintz?irs=US
Achievements : OAM
Tribute to Harry Spritz
Born : 24/11/1827 Died : 03/03/1885
Birth Place : Ireland
Achievements : Politician, cattle grazier, landowner and 'practical Agriculturist'. Built Terragong.
Profession : Dairy farmer, stud breeder
Born : 2 November 1854 Died : 13 May 1927
Birth Place : Jamberoo
Achievements : Successful dairy farmer, Dairy industry leader, local councillor.
Profession : Journalist.
Born : 1825 Died : 1913
Birth Place : Derbyshire
Achievements : Kiama Independent Founder
Our History in Print
Kiama Local History blog
Born : 8 May 1894 Died : 4 January 1965
Birth Place : Botany
See Alfred Percival Bullen
Profession : Produce Merchant, Shop Keeper
Born : 1799 Died : -
Achievements : Farming in and around Jamberoo
Profession : Produce Merchant, State and Local Politician
Born : 16 May 1837 Died : 7 November 1901
Achievements : Wholesale produce merchant, Kiama Council alderman 16 Oct 1885 to 8 Nov 1901
Profession : Architect, Horse racing administrator
Born : 2 June 1865 Died : 23 November 1941
Achievements : Architect, horse racing administrator, racehorse owner.
Profession : Stone wall mason
Born : 1835 Died : 23 August 1927
Birth Place : Harbledown, Kent
Achievements : Creator of many stone walls around Kiama and district, starting at Foxground with his first wall.
Kiama Local History article
Born : 6 June 1875 Died : 31 March 1951
Achievements : Defence forces personnel (British), landowner, liberal/conservative politician, Member of Lower House, solicitor, yachtsman