Images of some of the families and individuals closely associated with the Palmtree area, together with some local scenes
Images of some of the families and individuals closely associated with the Palmtree area.
Shum family photos kindly provided by Ivy Dennert, nee Shum

Sydney Shum

Sydney and Annie Shum, married in November 1915

Annie and Sydney Shum and their eldest two children, Olive and Herbert

Lorna and Ruby Shum with young sister Pearl in front

Lorna, Rose, Ivy and Pearl Shum aboard sulky which is being pulled by Lee Gilchrist, the teacher at the Palmtree School at the time (early 1940s) and one of the Ralph lads

Shum family (boys on bikes)

Sydney and Annie Shum with daughters Pearl, Rose and Ivy. Standing next to Annie is neighbour Alma Nitz. Car is a Nash.

Grandma Muller, Neil and Colin Shum

Ravensbourne Presbyterian church March 1937

Committee of Management, Presbyterian Church, Ravensbourne, 7th March 1937 A Watt, A.E Bailey, Wm McLaughlan, D. Finlay, G Weller, Rev. Rev R Everitt, F Reushle, J Weller (front) Donald Finlay photo

Presbyterian Church ???



Palmtree School photo 1939 School teacher (at back) - Maurice Kingston Back row L to R: Colin Shum, Neville Busiko, Daniel Ryan, Shirley Kruger, Dorothy Nitz, Esmae Kafer, Jack Humberdross, Esmond Strohfeld. Front row L to R: Malcolm Strohfeld, Neil Shum, Gordon Strohfeld, Dawn Kruger, Heather Shearer, Jesse Muller, Clarence Muller, Derick Strohfeld, Colin Nitz.

New house circa 1939 - 1940 from North

Rose and Ivy Shum, circa 1940, in front of newly constructed Shum house, from East

Standing on Munro loco, 13 August 1915? Some still to be identified?

Mill workers 1899

Harry Strohfeld at the tramway points

Children on A&D Munro's Shay locomotive

C. Cook, G. Cook, H. Shum, A. Strohfeld, L. Strohfeld, W. Walker, Al Strohfeld, S. Cook and B. Walker

Palmtree School