The Bull family celebrated 100 years in Conargo this month with a William's Beer, named after their ancestor.November 20, 2012 4:00am
Descendents of William Thomas Bull celebrate 100 years in the district with a William’s Beer, named for their ancestor.
The Bulls have been in Conargo for 100 years and are still going strong after a celebration of the Bull family living in the district this month.
The descendants of William Thomas and Agnes Bull gathered at the original family property ‘Waringah’ to celebrate the milestone on November 11.
About 80 members of the family attended the celebrations.
‘Waringah’ – now owned by Colin and Marg Bull – was settled by W.T. and Agnes Bull after their property near Griffith was reclaimed by the government to create Griffith and its nearby village Bilbul (which was named in recognition of W.T. Bull) after World War I.
In early November 1912, W.T. and Agnes travelled along the Mabin’s Well Rd and found their new property with a wagon and supplies.
In November 2012, family members gathered around that same wagon – now housed in a shed at ‘Waringah’ – to remember and celebrate their family history.
W.T. and Agnes Bull had five sons – Bill, Stuart, Jack, Don and Lloyd - who all married and settled on properties in the Conargo and Deniliquin area. They also had one daughter, Ella.
Each of those children had family members present at the reunion, with four generations with relatives travelling from Western Australia, Queensland, Victoria, locally and across NSW.
The family also celebrated with William’s Beer, a brew made by the De Bortoli family and named after W.T. Bull in recognition of their winery operations being based at Bilbul.
Every picture tells a story and every treasured object has a memory — this is the message behind a call to find Shepparton memorabilia for display.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
Former district resident and award-winning television producer Joanna Werner will no doubt be shopping for a glitzy gown ahead of the Emmy Awards in New York on February 20.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
Will it be Merrigum or Lancaster?
Fire destroys key public buildings in Seymour
Finley Henry Matheson was bestowed one of the highest Australia Day honours.
Heathcote Hostel residents were treated to a visit from Heathcote’s favourite horse, Sub Zero, as part of Australia Day celebrations.
Recent weather conditions have come as a mixed blessing for farmers, with high rainfall and humidity providing a respite for irrigators as well as difficult growing and picking conditions for fruit growers.
Darren McLoughlin only started playing croquet seven years ago.
From orchards to harvest to shelves, a new exhibition will celebrate the Goulburn Valley’s iconic fruit industry. The Photos of the Fruit Industry exhibition will run as part of the SheppARTon Festival in March and aims to share memories and history of an industry that has shaped the region.
Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.