Family History articles

Do You Have Local or Family History to Share?

Whenever we meet and talk to people on open days or at events it is always interesting to hear about their family links and stories about how our area was when they grew up here, visited in search of family places or that they discovered they had links to the district after being drawn back […]

Remembrance Day Service & Dedication of Panels Commemorating Our WW1 Servicemen

On Sunday, 13th November 2022 we held a Remembrance Day Service at Ellis Cottage Lone Pine Memorial Garden. Following the service we dedicated panels commemorating servicemen from Diamond Creek District who served in WW1 that have been in place on the barn wall for over two years. We are very happy to have finally had […]

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Ellis Cottage Open Day Sunday 7th July

Next Open Day is   on Sunday, 7th July Entry $3 covers both the cottage and the barn Children Free