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Banjo’s ‘Clancy of the Overflow’ Now Available in Japanese

Written and published in The Bulletin in 1889, ‘Clancy of the Overflow’ is one of Paterson’s best loved poems. This romantic tale has delighted several generations and is now available in a Japanese language edition. It links together a number of stories and facts to produce a story of drover Clancy from the “Overflow Station” …

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Curio – One of the Greatest Rides In Australian History

Two of the greatest horse rides in Australian history are “The Man from Snowy River” and when Alan Woods rode Curio. Very pleased to welcome to our Banjo Paterson Museum this week the Johnston’s from Bendigo who had an amazing story. They were both present at the Marrabel Rodeo in 1953 when Alan Woods rode …

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Banjo’s Mother – A History Uncovered… Boree Nyrang Molong

When Emily Mary Darval married Robert Barton in 1840, they moved to Boree Nyrang near Molong in NSW here they raised eight children. The second eldest daughter, Rose, was Banjo Paterson’s mother. Emily’s husband, Robert Barton, died in August 1863 and Boree Nyrang was sold. She then moved with her six younger children to Rockend …

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Rockend Known as Banjo Paterson Cottage

Banjo Paterson’s Grandfather (Robert Barton) passed away in Sydney at the Australia Club in Macquarie Street from complications resulting from of a sulky accident incurred some years earlier. The family were residing on their grazing property Boree Nerang on Peabody Road at Borenore 20 kilometres from Orange where Mary had lived since her marriage and …

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