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
Golden Forty Mine (Mar 2018)
Lone Star Mine 
(Mar 2018)
Nobles Nob DRAFT
North Star Mine (Mar 2018)
Peko Mine  NEW
Warrego – Mine 1986-87  DRAFT
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)