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HAPPY VALLEY SYDNEY

HAPPY VALLEY was a SHANTYTOWN in SYDNEY during the depression years of the 20th Century. Peter has a heritage which involves SHANYTOWN and Lynne’s family has an history in ROSEBERY and MAROUBRA. Further information on SHANYTOWN – aka HAPPY VALLEY – seems hard to come by. The NLAs provide some glimpses as does WAVERLEY COUNCIL SITE.

hv 1932 article2297439-3-001

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2256813

 

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2250276

The Canberra Times Tuesday 7 July 1931, page 1.

 

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2250349

CYCLONIC STORMS HIT THE UNEMPLOYED CAMP AT LA PEROUSE.

We are told it was the camp at Malab

HVThe Canberra Times, Tuesday 22 March 1932, page 1article2270927-3-001  
hv The Canberra Times, Friday 9 October 1931, page 1article22568 13-3-001  

LYNNE BELL SANDERS

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