We would like to thank the following organisations for their assistance with research materials.

Queensland State Archives

Queensland State School Archives

Warwick Historical Society

Viking Books - Toowoomba - publisher of ‘A Short History of the Downs Blacks’ by

Thomas Hall

St Mary’s Parish, Warwick for allowing us to use ‘The Warwick Story’ by Father


Australia Post Historical Department (Brisbane)

Telecom Public Relations Department (Brisbane)

Queensland Government Railways Historical Section

Glengallan Shire Council

Warwick Daily News

Action Graphics for photographic work

Warwick Education Centre

South West Qld Electricity Board

To all families who gave of their time to search through their photo albums and their memories to provide us with the materials needed for this book, go our special thanks.

We also thank the Hon. Mr C E Barnes, for taking the time to write the foreword for us.