61 Broadway West

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House Number: 
61
Street Name: 
Broadway West
Plan number: 
90AR
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It was the typical cream weatherboard two bedroom house. At first there was an outside dunny but at some stage, sewerage came and the toilet was positioned adjacent to the laundry. The kitchen had lino and a wood/briquette stove and pantry. Lounge, hallways and bedrooms were carpeted, there was no wallpaper. An open fire in the lounge had a large drawer underneath into which piles of briquette dust accumulated. From the back door, a ramp led to ground level where there was a relocatable bedroom, but was used by Joe for an amature radio room and workshop. The back garden had a big vegetable patch, a stretch of lawn, a bird bath, couple of fruit trees including a gooseberry and a wig wag clothes line which had to be rubbed down with a damp cloth before pegging out the clothes so as the washing would not be dirtied with coaldust. The front verandah had a roll down sunblind and cane lounge.
On a couple of occasions, workmen came to vacuum out the coal dust from the ceiling.
Neighbours at 65 Broadway West were Harkins. Kenn can't recall any of the people near them owning a motor car. Joe would travel to work by bicycle or be picked up by covered ute from the SEC. I recall Year 12 teacher Richie Silcock - Geography, who later went on to be Principal of Croydon HS.

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Peta Rogers - 1952

61 Broadway West