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Born in Wombat, New South Wales
|Birth date||Birth place||Father||Mother|
|Alfred Geeves (1875-1956)||1875||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||Alfred Geeves (1837-1912)||Jessie Wallace (1839-1895)|
|Samuel Geeves (1872-1953)||12 July 1872||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||Alfred Geeves (1837-1912)||Jessie Wallace (1839-1895)|
|Ellen Jane Whybrow (1887-1969)||31 October 1887||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||Robert James Whybrow (1847-1932)||Emily Amelia Summerfield (1856-1914)|
Baptised in Wombat, New South Wales
Married in Wombat, New South Wales
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|Wedding1 date||Wedding1 place||Birth place||Joined with-g1|
|Ann Bailey (1865-1917)||11 May 1886||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||Gundaroo, New South Wales, Australia||John Brenner (c1860-1916)|
Died in Wombat, New South Wales
|Death date||Birth place||Death place||Father||Mother||Joined with|
|Abraham Bailey (1858-1932)||9 June 1932||Gundaroo, New South Wales, Australia||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||Henry Bailey (1837-1920)||Elizabeth Edwards (1837-1909)|
|Henry Bailey (1837-1920)||22 June 1920||West Quantoshed, Somerset, England, United Kingdom||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||George Bailey (1812-1878)||Mary Ann Porter (1806-1881)||Elizabeth Edwards (1837-1909)|
|Alfred Geeves (1875-1956)||27 July 1956||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||Alfred Geeves (1837-1912)||Jessie Wallace (1839-1895)||Sarah Charlotte Whybrow (1875-1903)+Margaret Catherine Taylor (c1874-1955)|
Buried in Wombat, New South Wales
|Remains place||Death date||Death place|
|Alfred Geeves (1875-1956)||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia||27 July 1956||Wombat, New South Wales, Australia|
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Wombat Hotel, trading continuously since 1877
Wombat is a town in New South Wales, Australia. It is situated on the Olympic Highway, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south-west of the regional centre of Young. It is in the local government area of Harden Shire. Wombat has a population of approx 180 people.
The area was occupied by the indigenous Wiradjuri people for thousand of years.
- 1860 - Gold discovered at nearby Young. 20,000 miners converge on surrounding areas. Wombat Post Office opened on 16 July 1862.
- 1865 - The village of Wombat was established. Many Chinese miners moved to the area taking plots of land.
- 1867 - Wombat Public School was founded in a bark hut
- 1873 - foundation stone of St Matthews Church of England laid
- 1875 - Roman Catholic Church built
- 1877 - Wombat Hotel began trading
- 1880 - Carlo Lazzarini, (1880-1952), NSW politician and trade unionist was born in Wombat.
- 1895 - Mechanics Institute opened
- 1903 - Wombat Hotel's current building constructed
- 1909 - Roman Catholic convent opened
- 1923 - Wombat Soldiers' Memorial hall officially opened
- 1924 - the old hall was destroyed by fire
- 1950s & 1960s - The Olympic Way highway was built through
- "The Wombat Hotel", which has had a continuous liquor license since 1877, making it the longest in New South Wales.
- "Allambie Orchard", A cherry orchard that allows people to pick their own fruit in season
- "Wombat Heights", a farm on a hill which produces jam, fruit wine and liqueurs from traditional recipes. Visitors are invited to do-it-themselves.
- "Wilkies Cottage Restaurant/Café".
- "The Old Convent Geranium Nursery", Hope St, offers many colours & varieties of miniatures of variegated, climbing and scented Pelargonium geraniums.
The highway into Wombat is graced with a statue of a wombat, made of local material, which was unveiled in 2002.
- ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=NSW&country=. Retrieved 26 May 2011.
- Media related to Wombat, New South Wales at Wikimedia Commons
- Wombat Public School Website
- Wombat Progress Association History page
- Harden Shire Council Wombat Public School Web Page
- Wombat Early Settlement History
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