James Overall's garden store in Zeehan. This two storey brick premises on Main Street was completed in 1900. The photo was taken by Claude Stutterd in 1902. James Overall can be seen standing in front of the store with his two sons, Hubert James (1889-1984) and Charles Rumley Overall (1894-1991). The woman at far right on the balcony is James Overall's wife, Emily Sarah Rumley (1859-1938). Standing alongside her are her parents, George Thomas Rumley and Jane Pidgeon. The girl standing at left on the balcony is Ivy Claris Rumley Overall (1892-1976). Their fourth child, Doris Sarah Rumley Overall (1903-1986) was not yet born.
This style of plough is much liked on the North West Coast. It is well adapted for hillside and ploughing close to trees. Mr L Poke of Flowerdale writes to say: "I am much pleased with the double furrow plough with coupled steerage. I consider it a great improvement. I can do just as good work with it and plough nearly as close to the trees as I can with the swing plough. My two horses can do work it with ease. It is a first class implement and well adapted for my land." (Published in 1898)
Construction of the railway commenced in January 1899 and was completed on 15 April 1901. Photographer George Patrick Taylor (1875-1948) of Ulverstone took these photos in 1899. The feature photo at top left is somewhat identical to the photo at the bottom of the page, possibly taken around the same time, but in a different setting. In this particular photo, William Archer Skinner (1850-1937) can be seen at far right.
Harry Taylor Waterworth was born in 1872 at Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, son of joiner and cabinet maker John Gwin Waterworth (1828-1906) and Margaret Ruth Newham (1838-1888). In 1886 he emigrated to Tasmania with his parents and three siblings, taking up residence in Hobart. Two older brothers followed nine months later.
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