Two hundred years ago this weekend, the early European inhabitants of the Upper Hawkesbury, free settlers and convicts alike, as well as those that had served their time or received pardons, came together at Wilberforce NSW. A population muster or census from 2nd-4th October 1820 was one of the first community events held at the […]
William PT Gow, having lived in Richmond in the latter part of his life, is buried in the Powell family vault (Row 4/plots 82-84) at St Peter’s Anglican Cemetery (384 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW). The grave can be found in the northern corner of the cemetery, on the Pugh’s lagoon side of the site, in […]
Inspired by the heritage and family significance of the Macquarie Schoolhouse at Wilberforce, family quilt artist Jane Gow has produced this decorative wall hanging to celebrate the building’s bicentenary. Measuring 650mm x 545mm, the wall hanging will be raffled at the Gow Family Gathering at Wilberforce (date yet to be determined). Funds raised will go […]
Here’s what St John’s Anglican Church at Wilberforce had planned for the bicentennial celebrations on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 October 2020. The program for the rescheduled celebrations (date yet to be determined) will be along the same lines.
Here’s a bit of a heads-up about what the team from St John’s Church at Wilberforce has planned for the Schoolhouse Bicentennial celebrations (date yet to be determined). And, of course, what we have planned for the Gow Family Gathering that will be part of those celebrations. In a future post I will write in […]
Barbara Gow. I am descended from William and Maria’s son, Thomas Gow. My main area of responsibility is publicity. Penny Gow. Penny is married to Paul Gow who is descended from William and Maria’s first child, Richard Gow. Penny is busily building a comprehensive Gow family tree. Stephen Gow. Stephen has the distinction of being […]