William Rogers

Woolpack Hotel, Canterbury

AN ANCIENT HOSTELRY There are several Woolpack Hotels in the State, but the oldest of them all, with the exception perhaps of that at Parramatta, has lately been demolished at Canterbury. The earliest inhabitants, differ as to its age. Some… Read More ›

The Land We Live Inn: Drunken gold-digger had his locks lopped while asleep in Sofala pub

ONE afternoon in the year 1858 Bill Simpson visited a little weatherboard pub known as The Land We Live Inn for a few rums. The single-storey weatherboard pub traded in the gold-mining town of Sofala, about 40km north of Bathurst on the NSW central tablelands,… Read More ›

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