Index of Articles


Tarnagulla Today


Virtual Walking Tour

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Take a virtual walking tour of the town. This page is produced from a booklet originally photographed and prepared by Revd. T. H. Banfield from notes prepared by Mr. D. W. Clark. April 1981.



Historic Articles


Back to Tarnagulla - Early History

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Early History of Tarnagulla from a 1931 Booklet titled "Back to Tarnagulla". Compiled and researched by B.P. Patman. Later reprinted in "Tarnagulla - A History" published in 1985.

Story of the Cannon

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A history of the Cannon that is now situated in the Main Street near the War Memorial.

Story of the Cannon

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An article written by David Gordon in 1996 on the history of the Cannon. This contains further information, history and technical details.

The Flourmill

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The history of the Tarnagulla Flour Mill. 1873 - 1917.

Report on Accident at Flourmill - April 1882

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Extract from the Tarnagulla and Llanelly Courier of 29 April 1882.
Transcribed by George Swinburne great grandson of Thomas Comrie. Also includes the subsequent Inquest.

Banks in Tarnagulla

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Short history of the Union, Colonial and National Banks.

The Tarnagulla Borough Council

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A history of the Tarnagulla Borough Council from 1864 - 1915.

Tarnagulla Hotels

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A history of the Tarnagulla Hotels from 1858 onwards.

Street Lighting in Tarnagulla and Newbridge

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How street lighting came to be in Tarnagulla.

The Tarnagulla Post Office

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A history of the Tarnagulla Post Office 1856 - 1987. For a complete list of the Postmasters / Postmistresses see the 'Records' section.



Church History


Church of England

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St. Saviour's Church of England, Tarnagulla.

Uniting Church

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Uniting Church. Formerly the Presbyterian Church, Tarnagulla.

Methodist Church

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Wesleyan Methodist Church, Tarnagulla.

Roman Catholic Church

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St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, Tarnagulla

Baptist Church

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Ebenezer Chapel, Baptist Church, Tarnagulla

Welsh Church

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The Welsh Church, Tarnagulla.

Primative Methodist Chapel

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The Primative Methodist Chapel, Tarnagulla



Miscellaneous Articles


Tarnagulla Primary School - History Project 2013

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A history project undertaken by the seniour students at the Tarnagulla Primary School. This was completed in October 2013 and contains an overview of what was done and includes the children’s great work.

Tarnagulla and Waanyarra Cemeteries CD

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A review of the new multimedia CD containing all the records and photos from the Tarnagulla and Waanyarra cemetries. Well worth a look!

Ironbark Gully Heritage Asociation

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This association is a ‘not for profit’ organisation, who’s aim is ‘to manage the protection and restoration of the property at Ironbark Gully, Tarnagulla, built by William and Celia Grey in the early 1860s’

Journal of Journey to Tarnagulla

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Extract from Part 2 of the Journal kept on board Voyage from Dunedin to Melbourne (Tarnagulla.)
By Mrs A. F. PORTER 1869
(Wife of Albert Freeman (Frederick) Porter)

The Death of Elizabeth Allen

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As reported in the Tarnagulla Courier, 11/2/1865. Article supplied by Yvonne Rice.

WW1 Poem

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Comrades All
A poem and photos of Horace Leslie Grey & Devonshire Dickson Grey submitted by Ken Webb.

Why I created this site

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A small explanation of why I initially put this site together.