Christmas 1958 with kindly Santa giving out the presents. Horse and cart is the transport. Don't know the location. Included are Mr Allan (Principal), David Buck in the background and Terry Brayn on the cart. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Christmas 1958

Christmas 1958 with kindly Santa giving out the presents. Horse and cart is the transport. Don't know the location. Included are Mr Allan (Principal), David Buck in the background and Terry Brayn on the cart. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Lovely Christmas 1959 card featuring Gladys Mares, Marcelle O'Brien, Terry Brayn and Doris Campbell. Whereas this is a 1959 card, the actual photo would have been taken much earlier - probably late 1953 or early 1954.

Christmas Card 1959

Lovely Christmas 1959 card featuring Gladys Mares, Marcelle O'Brien, Terry Brayn and Doris Campbell. Whereas this is a 1959 card, the actual photo would have been taken much earlier - probably late 1953 or early 1954.

Elaine Corn pictured with Barry Bussingham taken in U.K. in June 1958 prior to setting sail to Australia on 2nd July 1958. (Courtesy Elaine Corn).

Elaine Corn with Barry Bussingham

Elaine Corn pictured with Barry Bussingham taken in U.K. in June 1958 prior to setting sail to Australia on 2nd July 1958. (Courtesy Elaine Corn).

The remarkable photo was taken by Jack Lorimer aboard the Fairsky in December 1957. Mr Lorimer was a chaperone for children on the ship bound for Fairbridge Pinjarra or Molong or both.  Mr Lorimer was a capable and avid photographer hence the quality image and rare colour for the time. (Courtesy Erica Lorimer)

Fairsky 1957

The remarkable photo was taken by Jack Lorimer aboard the Fairsky in December 1957. Mr Lorimer was a chaperone for children on the ship bound for Fairbridge Pinjarra or Molong or both. Mr Lorimer was a capable and avid photographer hence the quality image and rare colour for the time. (Courtesy Erica Lorimer)

im Arthur aged 14 outside the Clubhouse in 1955 (courtesy Jim Arthur)

Jim Arthur

im Arthur aged 14 outside the Clubhouse in 1955 (courtesy Jim Arthur)

Kings Park - Mr Allen (Principal) with Richard, Robert and Judy Huggins (not sure who the three boys are to the right). Taken December 1958. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Mr Allen at Kings Park

Kings Park - Mr Allen (Principal) with Richard, Robert and Judy Huggins (not sure who the three boys are to the right). Taken December 1958. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Bill Pettit's (Store Manager in late 1950's/early 1960's) girls and Christine Downs (centre). The two Pettit girls are Judy (left) and Betty. Probably taken around 1958. The background looks like one of the staff houses.

Pettit Girls with Christine Downs

Bill Pettit's (Store Manager in late 1950's/early 1960's) girls and Christine Downs (centre). The two Pettit girls are Judy (left) and Betty. Probably taken around 1958. The background looks like one of the staff houses.

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PIC57001

Richard Stewart and Jim Arthur at the Farm School in 1955 (courtesy Jim Arthur).

Richard Stewart and Jim Arthur

Richard Stewart and Jim Arthur at the Farm School in 1955 (courtesy Jim Arthur).

Staff Christmas party 1956 or 1965 (caption on the photo has been changed and is hard to read but assume it's 1956). Party appears to be at the rear of Fairbridge House. No-one thus far identified. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Staff Christmas Party 1956

Staff Christmas party 1956 or 1965 (caption on the photo has been changed and is hard to read but assume it's 1956). Party appears to be at the rear of Fairbridge House. No-one thus far identified. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).