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Ramona commented on Sirius Private Hospital
I was born in this hospital in 1932 - I’m 92 now
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Bobbie Mulholland
I am a member of the SA Pioneers association by virtue of my descendancy from Samuel Germein. I thought it might be of value to also join the Port Adelaide historical society but see (by searching your website) that you appear to have nothing in relation to Samuel - or, indeed, any of the whole Germein family. Am I correct?
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barry warren
name of oval adjacent north haven golf club and steel mains.
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Julie Skarstrom
I am trying to find out information about my great grandfather John William Walker and his daughter Alma Jean Walker. Alma married William R H Sowden and his occupation is listed as Greengrocer. I have a photo of what I believe was my Auntie Alma's shop but not sure the address. My great grandfather John William Walker was also a greengrocer and I think the business was handed over to my Auntie Alma and her husband. I can scan and email the photo I have of the shop if you like as it might help with the location. One address that comes up is 92 Commercial Road Port Adelaide. I remember going to the shop when I was little. I remember it was on a corner and there was a house attached to it.
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The correct street name is Newman not Newmann
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secretary commented on CARLTON STREET PORT ADELAIDE
The correct street name is Calton not Carlton
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secretary commented on CARLTON STREET, PORT ADELAIDE
The correct street name is Calton not Carlton
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secretary commented on ST. PAULS CHURCH PORT ADELAIDE
The correct Street name is St. Vincent not St. Vincents
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secretary commented on ST VINCENTS STREET
The street name is St. Vincent not St. Vincents
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PAHS commented on Troubridge MV
Kirsty, I don't know eho design the Gantires, but The Harbours Board Of SA built the structure as they did most thingsi nthe Port River in those days. I sudpect thta they als did thge design. We have a member who wotked on the structure as an apprentice.
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Hammet Kirsty commented on Troubridge MV
hello there, 13:48 You sent Today at 13:48 I'm seeking information about the roll on roll off gantries built for the Troubridge to service Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Kingscote. If you would be able to share anything about the construction particularly who designed and built the gantries and where, this owuld be incredibly helpful - many thanks Kirsty
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PAHS
Des you can email me at [email protected], 0417 202066 certainly exists if you want to ring me.
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Des Beatty
Hi PAHS.I tried to ring David on the phone number you gave me,unfortunately this number doesnt exist and has been disconnected.Send me an email and i will try some other way to get hold of David as I would dearly like to have a chat to him, I am a former Port Adelaide, Woodville native now living in Auckland NZ for many years.
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PAHS
Des it would be great to talk to you regards the information you have please ring David on 0417202066
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I remember the ketch "One and All" so very well, it was owned by a Jock Irvine who lived in Woodville , his son Magnus was a deck hand for years. also he had a share in another ketch the Capella.. contact me and i will give you lots more info on the ketches, tugs, and shipping of Port Adelaide in the 1950/60s era.
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PAHS
Jo-Anne, there are links on the Port Adelaide Historical society website that may help, https://portadelaide.org/discover-your-family-history/
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Brian P
Hi Jo-Anne, I do remember the Kitson plasterers showroom on Port road as I passed it many times on my way to Pt Adelaide. I am unable to help your research as I don't know anything about them. Sorry I cant help you and good luck with your research.
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Jo-Anne
Hello, I am researching information on the Kitson family that were plasterers in the Port area, they had a showroom & workshop at 95 Port Road Queenstown.
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Brian P commented on Sirius Private Hospital
I was born at this hospital in 1950. Have you any photos of it around that year please ? A good set of photos of Pt Adelaide. Thank you
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PAHS
Milunga was on the Lefevre Peninsula opposite the North Arm, at or north of Snowdens Beach.
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Judith Dowling
Thank you for your reply about the Milunga Waterworks. It was my husband's GG Father that was underpaid. I think that they were near the North Arm, can you confirm this.
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PAHS
Judith, Milunga Waterworks is an interesting subject, but apart from a reference in Trove about non payment of wages, we have no information.i
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Judith Dowling
I am interested in finding out about the Milunga Waterworks. C1850-60
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The three masted schooner is the ex Murray River Barge Moorara. The Ulonga was similar but was never gaff rigged.
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Judith Francis
I am researching the Africaine which arrived SA in 1836. I have hunted for a plan of the internal layout of the ship but have been unsuccessful. Are you aware of a repository which may have a plan or illustration?
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Malcolm
My great grandmother arrived in Adelaide by ship from London in 1878. In the passenger list alongside her name was written "Mr Taylor's selection". I found this statement alongside the name of other single females. Does anyone know what is being referred to?
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Erik
Thanks. Will do
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PAHS
Erik, we do not have a lot of photos of individual houses, there is a album full of house pictures at our Semaphore rooms, you could look thru the folder
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Erik
hi, am looking for photos of a house on Woolnough Rd Semaphore, number 19, to find out what it originally looked like before the front was modified many years ago. Thanks
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Dean Eland
Any one know of photos of the Cheltenham railway station?
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PAHS commented on JOHN OXLEY
Graeme, thanks for the feedback, I will record the information in our database. We have thousands of photos collected by Keith very few have relevant information. Keith was good at collecting, but not much on documenting.
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graeme Andrews OAM commented on JOHN OXLEY
This photo was taken by me in Balmain about 1973 with steam tug WATTLE [ now in Melbourne]. JOHN OXLEY is under reconstruction by the Sydney Heritage Fleet. I was a mate of Keith's and often stayed at his house in PA.
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Heather
Does anyone know about a joinery, woodwork place in the Semaphore, Exeter area owned by Mr Moss and his son Arch in the 1950-1960
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PAHS commented on Sirius Private Hospital
It was announced in the Advertiser on the Wednesday 22nd December 1954 that the Sirius Hospital would close within a few days.
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Rosemary R commented on Sirius Private Hospital
I was born at this hospital in 1952 and my sister in 1954. Was wondering when it ceased being a hospital. Thank you.
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Stefanie
Hello, are there any photographs of Mead Street in Birkenhead, specifically the two storey row houses at number 9.
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Kym EDWARDS
I was born at Le Fevre Community Hospital in 1956. Does anyone know whether the medical records for that time still exist?.
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Janie
Hello
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PAHS
Ken, are you referring to the Flagstaff dining rooms, Commercial Road, Port Adelaide; it was run by G. Thomas from 1904-1907? https://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/B+37203
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Ken Rickard
Hello Do you have any photos or information on the Port Dining Rooms which were opposite the old police station.
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PAHS
We may have some Hart Mil pictures thta are not yet digitised, but there is a lot on line already. http://sahistoryhub.com.au/places/harts-mill-complex
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CORESERV
DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING ON HARTS MILL,
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PAHS commented on FOUR MAST BARQUE LAWHILL
Thank you A.W.H, now fixed
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Four mast barque Lawhill
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Ian Hoffmann commented on PHOTOGRAPH OF THE SHIP, LADY CHELMSFORD
Good job in getting this up and running David

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