Category Archives: History

The Maitland

We are lucky enough to hold various artefacts from the wrecking of the Maitland steamer. The following information comes from: http://www.abc.net.au/backyard/shipwrecks/nsw/maitland.htm Such was the impact when the steamer Maitland wrecked in 1898 that it led to the naming of a bay, a bombora and the storm that sank it! Photographs of the iron paddle steamer […]

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Adcock Scrapbook

We hold a very interesting scrapbook that was compiled by Garnet Adcock, the second owner of Henry Kendall Cottage, and the founder of Jusfrute. A descendant of Garnet Adcock, Arthur Adcock, visited our complex to do some research in May this year and was ‘blown away’ by this scrapbook. Because of its fragile state now, […]

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