Marnie Threadingham. This is amazing and I am so proud that we live in an area that has so much amazing history. Well done 1/2TM for breathing some air into this. Great job!
Dave Kendall This is a wonderful peice of work. Well done 1/2TM, it has taught me something about Lambton that I didn't know.
Caitlin's mum Well done 1/2TM!
Brenton Wow Lambton has changed!
lambton Photos from Google Images
lambton Thomas Croudace was well liked and respected in the community
lambton He was a member of the local council and elected mayor a number of times
lambton He gave the community land for a park and built the rotunda
lambton The plaque that is still in the park today tells you about that
lambton Thomas Croudace built his family a large house on the hill
lambton His family grew up in Lambton and his daughter got married in the local church
lambton This panorama shows Lambton in the early days
lambton Thomas Croudace died in 1906 and is buried at Sandgate cemetery
lambton Eventually Lambton Colliery had trains taking its coal to the harbour
lambton Coal hoppers were used to carry the coal to the ships
lambton Lambton Colliery soon become a very large coal mine
lambton He called his house "The Lodge"
lambton Thomas Croudace came to Australia in 1861
lambton Lord Lambton his friend in England owned Lambton Colliery
lambton Thomas Croudace was asked to manage his coal mine
lambton This is what Lambton Colliery looked like in the beginning
lambton Many coal miners soon came to work there