The Slapp family regularly caught and tamed brumbies from the bushland to use as horses.
From Blackheath to 19 Paraween St, Cemorne.
“Tintypes aren’t prints, they’re the actual plates that were in the camera when the picture was taken. It’s known as the wet plate collodian process and was also done with glass (known as ambrotypes). Tintypes (actually on lacquered iron) were popular from the 1850s to the 1880s, but are still made to the present day …
Unknown event. Has details and names listed in pencil on the back but barely legible. Has my grandmothers name Grace Slapp so date would be aprox 1900’s
Written on the back concerning a fire in 1930. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/117514276?searchTerm=fire%20Ilford%20school
Believed to be The Old Country.
Tennis at Running Stream near Ilford NSW.
Possibly Rose Readford (born Slapp)
Written on the back; ” This is supposed to be a fishing party. Yours truly was gawk enough to be in it. Can you recognise him. Kimber snapped it but made a hash of it as you will observe, thus no fish caught – other things occupying the minds of several individuals concerned.”
House site is the corner of Kamilaroi St & Minyago St, Blackheath. Was though to be lost to fire recently.
Letter, hand written by Grace Hague intended to be sent to Bob Slapp 1966 regrading the beginning of the Slapp Family Tree research. This copy was given to us from John Hague, and he says. ….”As it is unfinished, she may never have sent it.” 25 Nelson Street, Concord NSW Oct 23rd ‘66 Dear …
1892 – Grace Isabell Slapp Grace being the youngest daughter, born 23 November 1892, at Pleasant Valley, Mudgee Road Ilford NSW, grew up on the farm known as ‘Pleasant Valley’, Cunningham’s Creek, Ilford, NSW, just had all her sisters and brothers had done so prior to her. Her Eldest sister, Clara born 1874 was 18 …
1927 – Grace Slapp crn William & Collage St Sydney (Australian Museumn background)