Monthly Meeting – featuring Rayner’s Meats and the family behind the business

Sat 20th May 2023

The next meeting will be held on Saturday 20th May at 2.30pm at the Uniting Church Centre, 52 Merthyr Rd New Farm.

The meeting will feature a presentation on the story of the near-century old local business – Rayner’s Meats in Brunswick St, and the Rayner family’s deep roots in New Farm.

Speaker – Fay Rayner, assisted by Janne Hamilton

Fay Rayner, now 93 years old,arrived in the suburb in 1948 from country Queensland to train as a teacher. Eventually she met and married Ken Rayner, the son of the Village butcher, established in the 1920s.

In her presentation, Fay will share reminiscences of her 70 years in New Farm, assisted by her daughter and former journalist Janne (nee Rayner) Hamilton

At this meeting we will also celebrate the Coronation of King Charles with a right royal quiz and cakes.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Members :$5  Non Members $10

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