History in Newspaper articles across the Region takes us back to Bingara this week.
History through newspaper articles enables us to trace the development of towns, the communities, the people, the industries, society life and enterprise. This week we revisit Bingara.
1100 GUINEAS FOR HEIFER
LONDON, Wed (AAP): J. H. Gordon Munro, of Booroomooka Bingara, New South Wales, paid top price – 1100 guineas stg, – for a heifer at the first day’s sale of pedigree Aberdeen Angus bulls and heifers at Perth (Scotland) yesterday.
The heifer was a reserve champion.
Munro also gave 500 guineas for a second prize heifer.
Source – Daily News (Perth, WA: 1882 – 1950) Wednesday 8 February 1950, page 1
BINGARA CHURCH OF ENGLAND BALL
The annual Church of England Ball at Bingara was a great success, more than 400 dancers paying £180 for admission.
Rev. and Mrs. M. Bramsen of Narrabri received the eight debutantes as follow: Misses Marjorie Eipper, Aline Gardner, Olive Hillier, Gwen Gill, Helen Reeves, Doreen White, Ann Spencer, Elaine Scutt.
The Debutantes’ Cake, which was made by Mrs. R. Galvin and decorated by Mrs. S. C. Hoy for the occasion was afterwards cut by Mrs. M. C. King.
Source – Warialda Standard and Northern Districts’ Advertiser (NSW: 1900 – 1954) Monday 12 June 1950, page 1
BINGARA COUPLE WED
St. Peter’s Cathedral, Armidale, was chosen for the marriage of Gladys May, Youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dufty, of Whitlow, Bingara, and Sergeant Ernest Edward, third son of Mrs. Hallman, of Ivanhoe, Bingara, and the late Mr. E. Hallman. Canon Fraser officiated.
The bride, who was given away by the bridegroom’s brother – in – law, Mr. J. O’Dell, was prettily frocked in white romaine. The long veil of embroidered tulle was held with orange blossoms, and she carried a sheaf of arum lilies and stocks. The bridesmaid, Miss Daphne O’Dell, wore blue georgette over taffeta, with a blue tulle topknot and carried a bouquet of sweet peas.
Lieutenant J. P. O’Brien carried out the duties of best man.
The bride’s going away frock was pin tucked dusty pink wool de Chene, with black accessories.
The three – decker wedding cake was made by the bridegroom’s sister. Miss E. Hallman and was decorated with the colours of his unit.
After a short honeymoon, the bridegroom returned to his unit.
Mrs. Hallman will reside in Bingara.
Source – Warialda Standard and Northern Districts’ Advertiser (NSW: 1900 – 1954) Monday 2 November 1942, page 2
PEACOCKE – BULL – A military wedding was celebrated in St. John’s Church, Bingara, on June 26, when Miss Dulcie Genevieve Bull, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. H. Bull, of “Miranda” Bingara, was married to Lieutenant Victor Reginald Peacocke (1st Light Horse), second son of Mr. Reginal and Mrs. Peacocke, of Sydney.
The officiating clergyman was Rev. E. S. North, and the service was choral.
Source – Sydney Stock and Station Journal (NSW: 1896 – 1924) Friday 25 July 1919, page 2
BINGARA QUARTER SESSIONS
BINGARA, Monday – The Quarter Sessions were opened today before his Honour Judge Gibson.
Both the criminal and civil lists are heavy.
The following cases were disposed of J. V. Spickett was sentenced to nine months hard labour in Tamworth Gaol for larceny; Khan Geodab, on a charge of indecent assault was sentenced to two years hard labour in Tamworth Gaol; Agnes Ramage, charged with forgery was also sentenced to two years hard labour in Tamworth Gaol, the sentence being suspended under the First Offenders’ Act.
Source – Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883 – 1930) Tuesday 23 February 1897, page 6
Miss Joan King, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy King, of Bingara (NSW) was married to Mr. Ernest Bull, of “Cooringoora” station, Bingara, by Rev. Father Walsh at St. Mary’s Church, Bingara.
The bride and the bridegroom are members of the well – known pastoral families in Queensland and Northern NSW.
Source – Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW: 1871 – 1938) Friday 8 July 1938, page 47
Before yesterday’s match, which started the second round of the Competition, Warialda and Bingara were equal on the lead with 8 points, Tingha being next with 6 points, Shamrocks and Barraba 4, Rovers 0.
It is Interesting to note that both leading teams had each scored 72 points against there opponents, but Warialda had kept its own line more intact by only having 23 points registered against it, while Bingara’s defence had been penetrated to the tune of 43 points.
In the second grade Inverell Bows’ Club were leading on 10 points, Delungra and Warialda being even on 8 points.
Bingara defeated Barraba yesterday 17 – 5. Alick Cross scored two tries in the last 10 minutes.
Tingha defeated Rovers 8 – 4.
The Knockout Competition at Warialda on June 13 promises to be a great success. Included in the many visiting teams will be one from Narrabri.
Source – Warialda Standard and Northern Districts’ Advertiser (NSW: 1900 – 1954) Monday 30 May 1949, page 3
Following are the names of the girls who made their debut at the recent Catholic Ball in Bingara: — Misses Constance and Betty Legg, Joan and Nola Galvin, Lois, and Myrrill Ward, Marle and Patricia McTaggart, Betty Bulger, Lola Smith, Joan Dixon, Joyce Armstrong, Josie McManus, and Nona Reading.
The flower girls were Gay King, Janelle Fordham, Jennifer Bull and Janet Morris.
Source – Warialda Standard and Northern Districts’ Advertiser (NSW: 1900 – 1954) Monday 18 June 1945, page 2