Biographies

Biographies and Short Stories

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Ted Jones

Ted - inaugural President and a foundation life member of the Coochiemudlo Island Historical Society.  He was also a life member of the Progress Association. (More to come)

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Doug Morton

In 1919, Doug Morton share cropped on Coochiemudlo. In 1921 when he married Beatrice 'Mary' Colburn together over forty years they built up their farm and tourist venture on the island. 

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The Callaghans 

Some of the Callaghan family first moved to Coochiemudlo in 1961 buying an allotment in Cypress Street.  Other family members followed.

 

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Alan Marshall

My life on a Coochie farm

 

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Short Stories

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