Society seeds planted in 1993

As a prelude to cutting the 25th Birthday Cake at our June meeting, former councillor, NFDHS Life Member, and now well-known artist David Hinchliffe, recalled what led to his setting up this historical society.

In 1993 when up for preselection in this council ward, David ran against Barbara Dawson, daughter of Beattie who was regarded as […]


President’s Report – 25! It seems like only yesterday…

This is the perfect time to say thanks to those who had the foresight to start formally recording the history of New Farm and the surrounding districts via a gathering of interested people which resulted in the formation of the NFDHS.

David Hinchliffe will speak a little about this at the June meeting. We are also […]