One of the founding fathers of the Pages River Valley

and the instigator of the development of the region. Peter Haydon leaves an indelible mark on the history of the region at a time when Australia was not even remotely explored. These pioneers are not listed in the history books but they were a vital part in its development.

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The second stage of the Haydon dynasty

Brother to founder Peter Haydon, Thomas Haydon consolidated and salvaged the Haydon name in the region developing Haydontown and much of the commercial structure of the region. He placed an indelible mark on the development of much of the north-west area of the state laying the foundations for not only a horse-breeding dynasty but farming trends and styles.

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History of St Luke's Anglican Church 1880-2014

One of the dwindling number of churches in Australia — the Blandford Church has one distinction — it is a Horbury Hunt building and steeped in the mid-1800s architecture. Photographed and collated before sold, this refreshing journey down the lanes of an important part of Australia’s history is unique and priceless.

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A step back in time in frontier history

Memos gathered by Ms Carolyn Haydon, Ms Carolyn Wightman and others

This book is a collection of writing from the mid-1800s by the people who were there. Comprising diary snatches, paper scraps and vivid recollections, the book gives an insight into the scandals and buildings of frontier territory in the mid-1800s

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