Site Map

  The Site Map – is a list of pages contained on the “fortennantcreekers” website.
The categories below are an indication of where I’m at with creating Tennant Creek’s local history pages, trust me, as just like a family tree, these pages will continually grow with stories, memories, photos … it will never end!!
NEW – the page is newly created and published
UPDATED –  something new has been added or corrected
DRAFT
  –  page is very minimal, waiting for the addition of new content
RECOLLECTIONS – memories, photos etc – contributions from ex-TennantCreekers
ARMISTEAD, Jennine (Renfrey) – Growing up in Tennant Creek 1948-1974   (Sep 2016)
CARPENTER, Gavin – Resident  1973-2005 – In Memory of Alfie Chittock    (Sep 2016)
CHAMPION, Ian – Resident  1948-1952 – School memories    (Sep 2016)
CHRISTIE, Gay – Resident  1970-1973 – Memories of Bob Christie   (Sep 2016)
DONOVAN, Sally Ann (Christie) – Resident 1970-1973 – Childhood memories    (Sep 2016)
EDWARDS: Mary – Resident 1958-1968 – Paper wreaths made by Clara Mill in Tennant Creek (Dec 2017)
FAM, Anne (Winger) Resident  1971-1978 – Living and working in Tennant Creek    (Sep 2016)
GOOK, Kaylene (Cropley) Resident – mid 1990’s – photos    (Sep 2016)
HEATH, Ian – Resident 1965 – Collection of photos (Feb 2017)
HENRY, Robin – Resident 1957-1963 – Collection of family photos  (Apr 2017)
KITCHING, RonDealing with “Terrible Ted” – 1. short mining story    (Sep 2016)
KITCHING, RonRich Gold Strike at Warrego – 2. short mining story     (Sep 2016)
KITCHING, Ron – Homebrew in the Outback – 3. short mining story
MICHEL, Lisa (Doddridge) – Resident 1971-1972 – Letter     (Sep 2016)
OLSEN, EricResident 1958-1963 and 1982-1984 – Memories and photos   (Sep 2016)
PATON, Roma (Daffon) –
PRESOTTO, Mary (Atkinson) – Resident 1955-1967- Memories and photos
SPEAKMAN, Ray & Merle –
TAPSELL, Dave – Mining  – Peko 1968 and Nobles Nob 1973    NEW  (Jul 2017)
TEAGUE, Ron – Resident 1949-54 – Memories   (Sep 2016)
WHITEFORD,Bob – Resident Nobles Nob 1970-1972
PEOPLEbiographies
BRADY: ‘Boomerang Jack’   (Oct 2017)
CHITTOCK: Alfred Ernest 
   Sep 2016) UPDATED
IRVINE: Samuel   (May 2017)
MILL: Clara
… DRAFT (Nov 2017)
ZIGENBINE: Edna   (Sep 2016)
EVENTS – including community/social events and nature at work
   Community Events
ANZAC Days DRAFT
1935 – Rush for Town Blocks   (Oct 2017)
1960 – 100th Anniversary Stuart’s Expedition – Eric Olsen DRAFT
1963 – The Queen’s visit   (April 2018)
1965 – CWA Debutante BallMary Edwards (Oct 2016)
1966 – ‘PINOCCHIO’  – Children’s Theatre Bob Catelli  (Oct 2016)
1978 – Territory Dayphotos Joan & Gavin Carpenter (Oct 2016)
1983 – Ron Grant – Around Australia Run photo Patti and Bob Burton (July 2018)
2000 – Rotary Club Long Haul
2017 – 80 year Anniversary Catholic Church
   Mother Nature
THE WET(Nov 2016)
EARTHQUAKE 1988(Mar 2017)
SPORTS – Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Softball, Rugby
BASEBALL … 1950’s – 1960’s
BASEBALL … 1970’s   (Oct 2016)
BASEBALL …1980’s  (Nov 2016)
MEN’S BASKETBALL – 1962-1977  Oct 2016)
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL – 1960- 1977  (Oct 2016)
CRICKET – 1968; 1980
SOFTBALL   (Apr 2017)
RUGBY
PLACES
including buildings, landmarks (natural and man made) Road Houses, Pastural Stations
   Buildings
Churches …
Australian Inland Mission  …  DRAFT
Catholic Church    (Jan 2018)
80 Year Anniversary 26 Nov 2017
Missionaries of CharityDRAFT
Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception DRAFT
Uniting Church  DRAFT
Schools …
Tennant Creek Higher Primary School
Buildings
1936 – 1949 School Yard
1950’s School Yard
1960’s School Yard
1970’s School Yard
1980’s School Yard
Tennant Creek Pre-School
1970’s Kindergarten …  DRAFT
Peko Mine – Sydney Sangster Kindergarten
1950’s – 1960’s Kindergarten …  NEW (Jun 2017)
Warrabri School
1960’s School Yard …  DRAFT
8TC Radio Repeater Station (Dec 2017) DRAFT
Airport  … (May 2018)
Armstrong’s Cafe DRAFT
Civic Centre …  DRAFT
Community Health Centre  …  DRAFT
Noble House DRAFT
Picture Theatres …  (Feb 2018)
Public LibraryNEW  (Jul 2017)
   Landmarks –
Mary Ann Dam   DRAFT
John Flynn Memorial NEW  (Sep 2017)
   Roadhouses –
Barry Caves
Frewena DRAFT
Threeways
MINING
Government Battery No 3  DRAFT
Blue Moon
Great Eastern
Golden Forty Mine (Mar 2018)
Lone Star Mine 
(Mar 2018)
Mammoth
Mount Samuel
The Nipples
Nobles Nob DRAFT
North Star Mine (Mar 2018)
Peko Mine  NEW
Peko Mines Smelter  NEW
Southern Cross
Susan
Warrego Mine
ORGANISATIONS – (including community groups and Local Government)
Brownies   DRAFT
CWA – Country Women’s Association   DRAFT
Girl Guides   DRAFT
Local Government –
Tennant Creek Town Council 1978 – 2008  DRAFT
Barkly Shire Council 2008 –     (name change)   Barkly Regional Council
Rotary Club DRAFT
Scouts DRAFT
St John’s Cadets  DRAFT
PUBLICATIONS
POSTCARDS
1966 Tennant Creek Yesterday and Today – Hilda Tuxworth (Sep 2016)
1973 Peko Clarion – Front page – transcript  (Sep 2016)
1987 Tennant Creek Calendar – Photos   (Sep 2016)

 

Contact –
Pam Hodges – tchistory@fortennantcreekers.com  (copy and paste)