Historic Pictures

To add your pictures of the village of Murringo simply drop into Fletchers Photographics in Young (63823188).  Mention Peter Baker of Murringo (Catherine knows all about it) They will scan your pic and give it back to you.  Don't forget to give them your name for future reference and what the picture is of!  These picture will then be posted here when we have a cd full!  Free service.

                                                   Fowlers store, located in main street of Murringo, next to the hall.  Picture from Len Dowling   

                  Sarah Kelly.  Picture from Helen Baker           

                                            Original Calabash homstead.  From Helen Baker


postcard of murringo


repairing the roof in the 1980's


Murringo Convent.  From the Mitchell library pictures database (search for marengo)


Catholic church, circa 1900.  From mitzie young

Murringo Catholic School taken about 1935/36

Back Row: L to R:
Rae Oakes, Stan McDonald, Stan O’Dea, Ron Oakes, Peter Smith, Ron Smith (twins) and Gordon Oakes.
Second Row:
Nell McDonlad, Dulcie Oakes, Rita O’Connor, Edna Smith, Beryl Oakes, Gwen O’Connor, Bernadette Maloney, Edith Smith and Nell Maloney
Third Row:
Leo Maloney, Les O’Dea, Jack Dooley, M. O’Dea, Betty Maloney, D. McDonald, Shirley Allen, Marie Maloney, Joy Allen, Flow McDonald, Jim Maloney, Ken McDonald and Athol Richens
Front Row:
Keith Smith, Maurice O’Connor and Keith Richens.

pic from richard hurley


Murringo School c 1905 (no later then 1908):
Left and back: Jack Crowe, Bert Miller (teacher), Tim Maher, John Farrington (head teacher), Peter O’Dea, Roy Farrington, Pat O’Dea, Matt O’Connor, Jim McInerney, George Bell, Jack Harcombe, Bob Patterson, Bill Maloney, Archie Pollard, Joe Dooley, Gordon Farrington, Dan O’Dea, Jim Boyd, Harold Dooley, Bert Crowe, Edgar Marks, Les Crowe, Bert Dooley, Frank Whitbole, Butty Patterson, Frank Patterson, Tom O’Dea, Ned Cummins, Silvy Matthews, Les weeks, Sid Harcombe, Laurie Cullen, Jim Kearins, Danny Cummins.