Phil Fenton

It's always great to receive bundles in the mail, dropped off at the door or received in the post.
Thanks, Phil!

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Phil's Surprise bundle part 1

Back in 1856

the eldest brother William Wilks

would have been in the Fyansford business with his younger brothers Joseph and James

Looking across Fyansford towards the Moorabool

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Wilks Wheelwright and blacksmiths

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Fyansford residents Ca1920

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Looking across Fyansford towards the Moorabool

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This photo, as far as I can tell, was originally posted by ZandraHarvey59.

I have doubts about its authenticity.

Original from ZandraHarvey59.jpg
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Phil's Surprise bundle part 2

It appears the public house was in existence Ca1857 - 1890.

How long it actually operated is unknown 

First time I'd heard of a pub called the Southern Star hotel with a large star shaped garden (west of the river opposite the toll booth)

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View looking to the west across Fyansford

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First time I'd heard of a pub called the Southern Star hotel with a large star shaped garden (west of the river opposite the toll booth)

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For more information about the Southern Star hotel
see this link

 

I never know where the threads will take me...

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What does Ancestry.com
tell me about early members of this family?

 

Digging around for information on this important Fyansford family

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Wilks-related family tree #2

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Digging around for information on this important Fyansford family

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Fyansford Primary School Register

Page 1 of Register

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List of Wilks pupils attending Fyansford school (may not be complete as some years are missing from my collection)

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Page 1 of Register

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At least 27 members of the Wilks families attended Fyansford primary school
over the period 1880 - 1960

 

A Wilks Photo Gallery

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Joseph Wilks
Joseph Wilks

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Walter William Wilks
Walter William Wilks

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1924
1924

Wonder if Clair, Norma or Norman is in this photo

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Joseph Wilks
Joseph Wilks

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For more information about the Wilks family business
see these two links.

Here's cheers to the families that helped Fyansford grow.
I invite contemporary members of any Fyansford families from back then to contact me so we can continue to grow this section...

Can anyone add to this amazing collection?