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Walter Booth – Lay Reader

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Walter Booth was born in 1867 , the 4th son born to James and Sarah (Cutmore) Booth Of Edensor, Barraba NSW.  He was a tall man for his time at 5ft 11″. Walter was a farmer and Lay Reader – … Continue reading

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Charlemagne’s Crown Tested in Australia

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The Iron Crown of the first Holy Roman Emperor, Charlemagne. Charlemagne was crowned the first Holy Roman Emperor, reputedly with the Iron Crown, by Pope Leo III in Rome on Christmas Night, 800 AD. He lived from 742-814 and, as … Continue reading

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Cobbers Corner – Fromelles

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Percy Cecil Booth Australian Army’s Single Bloodiest Day of War The Battle of Fromelles  – The 100 year Remembrance Anniversary in 2016 is approaching for this disastrous battle which sadly cost over 5000 lives in a single day and night. … Continue reading

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Charles James Booth

Charles James Booth – famous for his Booth Steamship Company and the Alfred Booth & Co.  Empire. His tireless work in England for poverty reform and his philanthropy brought about amazing change for the poor and underpriviliged classes. He was … Continue reading

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Magna Carta Sureities

The Magna Carta  of 1215 , most likely the most important document in history. I was surprised to learn that Australia has a very rare copy of this document.  see picture above. This came about while doing my Carolyn Booth … Continue reading

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James Booth

James Booth Comes To Australia –   clink this Link  Introduction for his story.  Also a lovely Photo of James second wife Sara Cutmore – what a great job she did raising 17 children,  imagine doing that today.

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