Tag Archive: Decade: 1920’s

Gympie’s Famous Boxing Campion

Archie Bradley was a famous Boxing Champion back in the 1920’s. He was known as the “Gympie Whirlwind” or the “Gympie Tornado”. Archie was born at Wickham Street in Gympie on 4 January… Continue reading

Tree felling contest at the Brisbane Exhibition in 1928

Max Krough dropped in this wonderful story about his father winning the first ever tree felling contest at the Brisbane Exhibition in 1928.  “My father John Krough from Gympie was the winner of… Continue reading

Childhood in Traveston

My mother’s name was Sarah Bassett nee Johnson. When my Mother’s mother and father were in hospital in the year 1929, she lived with her mother’s cousins Mr. and Mrs. Edward and Agnes… Continue reading