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Barker Family - Pig Farmers
William (1888-1945) (57yrs) had a farm of 37.5 acres (two 15ac and Hackett's 7.5ac blocks) It was 524 Webster Road but the numbers have changed; it... 

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Basnett's Warm Milk Dairy Farm
William Basnett came from Cheshire, England where his father was headmaster at Chester High school. William came to Australia in about 1906 and... 

The Pfingst Ploughman

Pfingst, Hermann - Small Mixed Farm.
In 1866 Hermann Pfingst Snr (1843-1927 -- 85 years) bought three 10 acre blocks Nos. 578, 579 and 580 on the east side of a road that was named... 

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Staib Family
From research done by Marion Eaton: Friedrich Staib (1851-1924 aged 72 years) of Hohenhaslach, Germany married Marie Louise Morlok (1854 - 1940... 

Chermside Municipal Library 1958-1997

Staib Family
From research done by Marion Eaton: Friedrich Staib (1851-1924 aged 72 years) of Hohenhaslach, Germany married Marie Louise Morlok (1854 - 1940...