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Alfred Percival Bullen

Alfred Percival BullenProfession :  Circus Proprietor

Born  :  1896    Died  :  1974

Birth Place  :  Kiama

Website  : Wikipedia

Achievements  :  Operated Bullen's Circus till 1969

References  : 

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Trove

See Lilian Ethel Bullen

Arthur Cousins

generic personProfession :  Author, Local Historian

Born  :  14 January 1866   Died  :  17 August 1960

Birth Place  :  Kiama

Website  :

Achievements  : Author of "The Garden of New South Wales" and others

References  : 

University of Wollongong

Illawarra Historical Society

 

 

Bryan Cecil Fuller

generic personProfession :  Barrister

Born  :  17 August 1888   Died  :  23 March 1956

Birth Place  :  Dunmore

Website  :

Achievements  : Barrister, Presbyterian lay leader, tennis administrator

References  : 

Australian Dictionary of Biography

 

Charles Edward Devenish Meares

generic personProfession :  Company manager

Born  :  17 November 1861   Died  :  14 November 1940

Birth Place  :  Kiama

Website  :

Achievements  : Co-operative advocate, company manager, dairy industry leader, tennis administrator

References  : 

Australian Dictionary of Biography

 

Con Mosckos

con mosckosProfession :  Restaurateur

Born  :  1894   Died  :  23 November 1948

Birth Place  :  Kythera, Greece

Website  :

Achievements  : Proprietor of successful and well reknown restaurant business.

References  : 

Trove

 

 

David Lindsay Dymock

David L DymockProfession :  Dairy Farmer

Born  :  1839   Died  :  6 August 1937

Birth Place  :  Scotland

Website  :

Achievements  :  Dairy Industry leader, Kiama Council alderman 1892 to July 1900

References  : 

Trove

Australian Dictionary of Biography

 

David Smith

generic personProfession :  Cedar Cutter

Born  :  1800    Died  :  13 December 1884

Birth Place  :  ??

Website  : 

Achievements  :  First White Settler in Kiama arrived in 1821

References  : 

Early Land Settlement in Illawarra 1804-1861 Ch 2.Early Land Settlement in Illawarra 1804-1861 Ch 2.

Dr Robert Menzies

generic personProfession :  Dairy Farmer and Medical Doctor

Born  :  25 April 1811   Died  :  20 January 1860

Birth Place  :  England

Website  :

Achievements  :  Built Minnamurra House and had successful dairy farm. Married to Maria.

References  : 

University of Wollongong (Michael Organ)

 

 

George Adams

george adamsProfession :  Publican

Born  :  14 March 1839    Died  :  23 September 1904

Birth Place  :  Sandon, Hertfordshire, England

Website  : Wikipedia

Achievements  :  Licencsee of Steam Packet Inn

AKA : George "Tattersalls" Adams

References  : 

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Trove

George Lawrence Fuller

George Lawrence FullerProfession :  Shop keeper, Quarry owner.

Born  :  29 Nov 1832   Died  :  2 Sep 1917

Birth Place  :  Dunmore, Ireland

Website  :

Achievements  : Purchased and developed Dunmore. Donated generously to charities and Kiama hospital.

References  : 

 

Harry Sprintz OAM

harry sprintzProfession :  Architect, Author

Born  :  ???  Died  : 

Birth Place  :  ???

Website  : http://www.houzz.com.au/pro/harrysprintz/harry-sprintz?irs=US

Achievements  :  OAM

References  :

Tribute to Harry Spritz

 

 

John Marks

john marksProfession :  Circus Proprietor

Born  :  24/11/1827   Died  :  03/03/1885

Birth Place  :  Ireland

Website  : Wikipedia

Achievements  :  Politician, cattle grazier, landowner and 'practical Agriculturist'. Built Terragong.

References  : 

Parliamentary Record

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Trove

John Thomas Cole

generic personProfession :  Dairy farmer, stud breeder

Born  :  2 November 1854   Died  :  13 May 1927

Birth Place  :  Jamberoo

Website  :

Achievements  : Successful dairy farmer, Dairy industry leader, local councillor.

References  : 

Trove

Australian Dictionary of Biography

 

 

Joseph Weston

joseph westonProfession :  Journalist.

Born  :  1825   Died  :  1913

Birth Place  :  Derbyshire

Website  :

Achievements  : Kiama Independent Founder

References  : 

Our History in Print

Monument Australia

Kiama Independent

Kiama Local History blog

 

 

Lilian Ethel Bullen

generic womanProfession :  Circus Proprietor

Born  :  8 May 1894    Died  :  4 January 1965

Birth Place  :  Botany

Website  : Wikipedia

Achievements  :  Operated Bullen's Circus till 1969

References  : 

Australian Dictionary of Biography

See Alfred Percival Bullen

Michael Hyam

generic personProfession :  Produce Merchant, Shop Keeper

Born  :  1799   Died  :  -

Birth Place  :  Jamberoo

Website  :

Achievements  :  Farming in and around Jamberoo

References  :

University of Wollongong

 

 

Solomon Herbert Hyam

solomon hyamProfession :  Produce Merchant, State and Local Politician

Born  :  16 May 1837   Died  :  7 November 1901

Birth Place  :  Jamberoo

Website  :

Achievements  :  Wholesale produce merchant, Kiama Council alderman 16 Oct 1885 to 8 Nov 1901

References  : 

Parliamentary Record

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Trove

 

 

Theodore John Marks

generic personProfession :  Architect, Horse racing administrator

Born  :  2 June 1865   Died  :  23 November 1941

Birth Place  :  Jamberoo

Website  :

Achievements  : Architect, horse racing administrator, racehorse owner.

References  : 

Trove

Australian Dictionary of Biography

 

 

Thomas Newing

generic personProfession :  Stone wall mason

Born  :  1835   Died  :  23 August 1927

Birth Place  :  Harbledown, Kent

Website  :

Achievements  : Creator of many stone walls around Kiama and district, starting at Foxground with his first wall.

References  : 

Kiama Local History article

Trove

 

 

Walter Moffitt Marks

generic personProfession :  Architect, Horse racing administrator

Born  :  6 June 1875   Died  :  31 March 1951

Birth Place  :  Jamberoo

Website  :

Achievements  : Defence forces personnel (British), landowner, liberal/conservative politician, Member of Lower House, solicitor, yachtsman

References  : 

Trove

Australian Dictionary of Biography