December 12, 2017

The honour of naming the original Tamar Yacht Club in Launceston can almost certainly be laid at the feet of William Lushington Goodwin. Ship’s captain, journalist and newspaper owner, it was Goodwin who published the first story on the yacht club and who was on the or...

December 3, 2017

Peter Bulman, the man who established Waverley Woollen Mills, was the pioneer of Launceston’s textile industry. This article is an extract from my book THE OUTCOME OF ENTERPRISE published in 2009 for the Friends of the Launceston Library . . . 

Expatriate Scot Peter Bul...

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