Old photos of Bathurst, New South Wales

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History of city Bathurst, New South Wales in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. It is approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) north-west of Sydney and is the seat of the Bathurst Regional Council. Bathurst is the oldest inland settlement in Australia.

Bathurst is often referred to as the Gold Country as it was the site of the first gold discovery and where the first gold rush occurred in Australia. Today education, tourism and manufacturing drive the economy. (Wiki)

Date of foundation: 1814

Population: 36 013

Sights: The internationally known racetrack Mount Panorama is a landmark of the city. Bathurst has an historic city centre with many buildings remaining from the gold rush period of the mid to late 1800s.

Kendall Avenue
Bathurst. King's Parade, circa 1930
King's Parade, bounded by William, George, Church and Russell Streets, circa 1930
Bathurst. Machattie Park, circa 1910
Machattie Park, Gas Lamps, circa 1910
Bathurst. Railway Station, circa 1876
Railway Station, circa 1876
Bathurst. Royal visit to Bathurst, 1954
Royal visit to Bathurst, 12 February, 1954
Bathurst. Soldiers' Memorial of Boer War
Soldiers' Memorial of Boer War, 1910s
Bathurst. Suburb Kelso, circa 1910
Suburb Kelso, Holy Trinity Church, circa 1910
Bathurst. William Street
William Street

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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