A history of Joadja
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Published by R. Faulkner in Mittagong, N.S.W .
Written in English



  • Joadja, Australia


  • Joadja, Australia -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ralph Faulkner.
LC ClassificationsDU180.J55 F37
The Physical Object
Pagination47, [4] leaves :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5239065M
ISBN 100959866701
LC Control Number75310132

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A history of Joadja. MLA Citation. Angus, J. and Lee, C. and Badgery, S. A history of Joadja / presented by J. Angus, S. Badgery and C. Lee and read at the meeting of the Berrima District Historical Society held on 27th April, [Berrima Australian/Harvard Citation. Follow Ralph Faulkner and explore their bibliography from 's Ralph Faulkner Author Page. Joadja's population passed in , well in excess of other Southern Highlands towns. A post office opened in There was soon a theatre, a store, a butcher's, a bakery and a school of arts. In she published a full history, in a pictorial guide to all the ruins and in a half-hour Video and now a DVD of this turbulent time in Australian history. JOADJA'S PAST and PRESENT The year marked the beginning of the Australian Kerosene Oil and Mineral Company, possibly the largest and richest of NSW pioneering industries.

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  Today, Joadja is a ghost town. It was a mining town that was established around and populated to service the oil shale industry. At its peak, Joadja was home to some 1, people, many of whom were Scots who were brought out from Scotland for their shale mining and kerosene extraction experience. Joadja was the site of the Australian Kerosene Oil and Mineral Co from It was also home to nearly people most of which were Presbyterian Scots who immigrated to Australia for the sole purpose of working at the shale oil facility an area where they had plenty of experience due to a number of mines in Scotland. Railroads -- New South Wales -- History. Joadja Creek (N.S.W.) Notes "Condensed from T̀he Shale Railways of NSW'"--Cover. Language. English ISBN. Dewey Number. Libraries Australia ID. ; Contributed by Libraries Australia. Joadja offers an extraordinary window into Australia's industrial and social history: a settlement that lasted only 30 years around a sophisticated shale oil refinery in a hidden valley in the Southern Highlands. The min guided tour is more enjoyable and informative than one / TripAdvisor reviews.