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'Bill' Thomas outback pioneer : autobiography of William Hubert 'Bill' Thomas / compiled by Kevin Thomas
Bib ID 422748
Format BookBook
Author
Thomas, William Hubert
 
Description Forster, N.S.W. : K. Thomas, 2000 
175 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0957812701
Summary

Autobiography of William Hubert 'Bill' Thomas, manager of Balcanoona Station, Flinders Rangers, South Australia and of Mount Wood, Tibooburra, N.S.W.; early life; bank and insurance work; health and family farm problems; career in the Light Horse; marriage; move to Balcanoona station as manager; stories of life on Balaconna station; Aboriginal people worked and lived on station; Sam and Wally Coulthard; strike by Aboriginal stockmen; Aboriginal legend of Arkaroo; Flying Doctor Service; move to Blyth, then to Mount Wood and stories about life there; Aboriginal artefacts; history of Mount Wood; extracts from diaries of Margaret Thomas; retirement.

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Thomas, William Hubert.  |  Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia -- History.  |  Stockmen -- South Australia -- Flinders Ranges -- Biography.  |  Stockmen -- New South Wales -- Tibooburra -- Biography.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- New South Wales -- Tibooburra -- Biography.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- South Australia -- Flinders Ranges -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- History.  |  Employment - Conditions.  |  Sites - Stone arrangements.  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Technology - Stone.  |  Tibooburra (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Flinders Ranges (S.A.) -- Biography.  |  Tibooburra (NW NSW SH54-07)  |  Flinders Ranges (NE SA SH54-09, SH54-13)
Other authors/contributors Thomas, K. J. (Kevin James), 1926-
Available From K. Thomas, Box 150, Forster NSW 2428 

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