Category Archives: BDHC Stories

More from Rube Hargrave – Life at Sublime Point – Chamberlain Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.6

Memories from the Black Diamond District –Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs  Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on the Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook page  30.11.2013 Maude Morgan was working at Sublime Point one day, when she called out to Rube saying ” There’s an elephant … Continue reading

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Arthur and Isabella Chamberlain’s Sons – Big Chamberlain & Little Chamberlain – Chamberlain-Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.5

Memories from the Black Diamond District –Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs  Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on the Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook page 25.11.2013 Arthur and Isabella Chamberlain’s son Neild married Zella Winley. They had two girls Cynthia and Gwen. In 1926 all the family … Continue reading

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George Chamberlain’s Experiences in WW1 – Chamberlain-Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.4

Memories from the Black Diamond District –Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs  Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on the Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook page 22.11.2013 Edward “George” Chamberlain enlisted at Sydney at Rushcutters Bay in 1916. He was transferred to Melbourne, then to Seymore,where he … Continue reading

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Rube Hargrave’s Early Years – Chamberlain-Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.3

Memories from the Black Diamond District –Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs  Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on the Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook page 21.11.2013 Mary Rueben Chamberlain was born in 1900. When she was living at Sandon Point in 1912 while her father was … Continue reading

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Tales of Rachel Bradbury nee Kitchen 1850’s – Chamberlain-Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.2

Memories from the Black Diamond District –Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on the Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook page 21.11.2013 Arthur Chamberlain married Isabella Kitchen. Isabella had a sister, Rachel Kitchen. Her mother in law’s story is worth telling. Jane Grundy … Continue reading

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Repairs to Bulli (Sandon Point) Jetty 1912 – Chamberlain-Hargrave Family Memoirs Pt.1

Memories from the Black Diamond District – Rube Hargrave O.A.M. Memoirs Shared by Bronwen Chamberlain on Black Diamond Heritage Centre Facebook Page 20.11.2013 Arthur Edward Chamberlain was born in 1869 in Victoria and died in Coledale Hospital in 1954. Arthur with his sons, … Continue reading

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