Posts Tagged ‘ Murphys_Creek ’

Family Pioneer Gathering

DESCENDANTS of one of Loddon Shire’s foremost farming pioneers will gather in Tarnagulla later this year for a second major family reunion. The Silke family has been traced back to 1607 in Somerset, England. John Gill Silke, who was born in 1805, wed Ann Date in 1832 and the couple began married life as tenant…
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High Tea Celebration

Rostrata Country House treated some church members to a delightful high tea celebration and sheep shearing demonstration at Colin and Dorothy Silke’s lovely historic family property at Murphy’s Creek near Tarnagulla. Dorothy and Colin informed the guests of their family home and property history, as well as some local Tarnagulla history. In 1850 John Silke migrated from Somerset England with his…
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