60 years ago in Shellharbour

Back when I was 15/16 I attended the centenary of Shellharbour Public School. I was in the company of my parents, Jeff and Jean Whitfield, my grandfather Roy Christison and various Whitfield relatives in Shellharbour, such as Una Gerke. My grandfather was there as the oldest living headmaster of the school. Here are some images […]

Shellharbour on my mind — Roy Christison

A post on Facebook’s Shellharbour History and Pictures has generated this wonderful war-time picture of my uncle Roy Christison Junior, my grandmother Ada Christison, and my grandfather Roy Christison Senior in Sydney. (Note the tram!)  Posted by my cousin Linda Christison. In that same Facebook thread someone asked if anyone had seen a photo of […]

Shellharbour: very nostalgic

This photo appeared just recently on Shellharbour History in Photos on Facebook. South Shellharbour Beach and Bass Point 1966. Photo thanks to Tongarra Museum. The resolution isn’t great, but I have attempted to mark one well-known spot: Which corresponds to this: See my 2014 post Shellharbour: My dad’s birthplace in 1911 and where he and […]