The passage of time takes its toll at Boolburra

But our memories live on By Warren Nunn In several trips to Boolburra over the years, I’ve photographed the site where my grandparents Alex and Bella Dobbs onced lived. In about 1995 my uncle, Jim Dobbs, had the house removed from the site and relocated to...

Dobbs family … some photos

What follows are several images from my collection of memorabilia of the Dobbs family from Boolburra, Queensland. John Alexis Dobbs Coker and Margaret Isabella Silver, known as Alex and Bella Dobbs, raised a family of four on a farm near the Dawson River.
Ray Dobbs on growing up at Boolburra

Ray Dobbs on growing up at Boolburra

Before he passed away in 2000, Ray Dobbs recalled life on the farm at Boolburra. Looking back some 60 years I think how lucky we were; a family with not much money but a lot of love; no car, no TV or radio but had happy times; always something to do. We had very few...