Chris Solley  - one of the

Big Brothers - Chris Solley

Chris Solley - one of the "Big Brothers". Year unknown.

Mick Erridge - another of the

Big Brothers - Mick Erridge

Mick Erridge - another of the "Big Brothers" - in front of one of the cottages. Year unknown.

Good picture of three boys at the store (John Millen is in the middle). The Farm Manager's house in the background, the old Shell manual petrol pump and the rear end of what looks like a Mark 1 Ford Consul or Zephyr that perhaps belonged to Mr Ensly, a school teacher there at the time. Taken late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Boys at the Store

Good picture of three boys at the store (John Millen is in the middle). The Farm Manager's house in the background, the old Shell manual petrol pump and the rear end of what looks like a Mark 1 Ford Consul or Zephyr that perhaps belonged to Mr Ensly, a school teacher there at the time. Taken late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

A couple of boys and many bikes outside the Store - taken sometime in the 1950's. That's Tom Wall on the verandah. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Boys Outside the Store

A couple of boys and many bikes outside the Store - taken sometime in the 1950's. That's Tom Wall on the verandah. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Car (perhaps private or a staff member's car) taken on the roundabout outside of Scratton. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Car at Scratton

Car (perhaps private or a staff member's car) taken on the roundabout outside of Scratton. Late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Group of girls with laundry basket. At the front is Carla de Jong (Teacher). The girls, left to right are Rosemary Wall, Gladys Mares, Margaret Braithwaite and Lorraine Champion. This was taken in 1959 or 1960. (Info. courtesy Carla de Jong).

Carla de Jong and Girls

Group of girls with laundry basket. At the front is Carla de Jong (Teacher). The girls, left to right are Rosemary Wall, Gladys Mares, Margaret Braithwaite and Lorraine Champion. This was taken in 1959 or 1960. (Info. courtesy Carla de Jong).

Fairbridge Bus. Fabulous photo of an early bus. Apparently used up to the 1950's. The new bus arrived in 1958. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Fairbridge Bus

Fairbridge Bus. Fabulous photo of an early bus. Apparently used up to the 1950's. The new bus arrived in 1958. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

This bus was owned by a man named Jones who was based in Pinjarra. He used it as a school bus ferrying children to school from as far away as Mandurah. Before this bus he had a small rounded Bedford bus. Perhaps this day the bus was at Fairbridge bringing a visiting sports team. (Info from John Barns). (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Fairbridge Bus

This bus was owned by a man named Jones who was based in Pinjarra. He used it as a school bus ferrying children to school from as far away as Mandurah. Before this bus he had a small rounded Bedford bus. Perhaps this day the bus was at Fairbridge bringing a visiting sports team. (Info from John Barns). (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

A group of kids playing at the Games Centre. behind them is looking towards Scratton. The office at the extreme left of that building was later (and perhaps then) used as office for the House Master.

Games Centre

A group of kids playing at the Games Centre. behind them is looking towards Scratton. The office at the extreme left of that building was later (and perhaps then) used as office for the House Master.

Lois Elliott at around 21 years of age. Thus probably mid/late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Lois Elliott

Lois Elliott at around 21 years of age. Thus probably mid/late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Perhaps on the football oval. L-R is Barry (Budda) Hutchinson, Graham Bennett, Brian Ellison and Joe Isherwood. Late 1950's.

On the Oval

Perhaps on the football oval. L-R is Barry (Budda) Hutchinson, Graham Bennett, Brian Ellison and Joe Isherwood. Late 1950's.

Possibly down at the swimming pool. Cottage mother is unknown - possibly relief staff. The boy is Reggie Symmons. Late 1950's.

Reggie Symmons at Swimming Pool

Possibly down at the swimming pool. Cottage mother is unknown - possibly relief staff. The boy is Reggie Symmons. Late 1950's.

Robert (Pongo) Young wearing his Scout belt, taken outside Livingstone, around the late 1950's. Ref: PIC5L022

Robert Young at Livingstone

Robert (Pongo) Young wearing his Scout belt, taken outside Livingstone, around the late 1950's. Ref: PIC5L022

Roy Holloway looking great in his primary school Sunday best. Mid 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Roy Holloway

Roy Holloway looking great in his primary school Sunday best. Mid 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Two boys on the oval outside the school. The fellow on the left is Kenny Baker and with him is Joe Isherwood. Late 1950's.

School Oval

Two boys on the oval outside the school. The fellow on the left is Kenny Baker and with him is Joe Isherwood. Late 1950's.

Unidentified young man sitting on a suitcase - looks like the day he's leaving Fairbridge. Could be one of the Big Brothers. Mid 1950's.

Sitting on a Suitcase

Unidentified young man sitting on a suitcase - looks like the day he's leaving Fairbridge. Could be one of the Big Brothers. Mid 1950's.

Four boys at the swimming pool. Probably late 1950's.

Swimming Pool

Four boys at the swimming pool. Probably late 1950's.

Three girls outside Scratton looking at what seems to be a floor polisher. Probably late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

The Cleaning Ladies

Three girls outside Scratton looking at what seems to be a floor polisher. Probably late 1950's. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Ian (Turkey) Tural and Ian (Cabbage) Cunningham both from Glasgow pictured outside Nelson around the late 1950's.

Two Ian's at Glasgow

Ian (Turkey) Tural and Ian (Cabbage) Cunningham both from Glasgow pictured outside Nelson around the late 1950's.

Nice picture of two boys - unidentified. Late 1950's

Two Young Boys

Nice picture of two boys - unidentified. Late 1950's