Evelthon Imisides

Born in Vatili Northern Cyprus in 1900. As a young man he worked in the silkworm industry in Vatili and eventually also as an irrigation superintendent. Evelthon arrived in Australia…

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Conrad Heininger

The history of Dapto’s first Butchers’ Shop can be traced back to August 1855 when 13 year old Conrad Heininger and his family arrived in Sydney from Germany.

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Assaf (George) Badran

The early Lebanese migrants started arriving in Australia in the mid-19th century.  They came from the area of Mount Lebanon.  Because this area was the province of Syria in the…

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John Radeski

In 1938 the Wollongong Presbyterian community celebrated the opening of the new Saint Andrew’s Church.  A stained glass window was donated to the Church in dedication to William and Elizabeth…

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Ignacy Zlotkowski

Zlotkowski Heights may be remembered by some of the older citizens of Wollongong its currency is lost amongst many.  Zlotkowski Heights (near the bottom of Mt Keira) was named as…

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Joseph Marceau

Joseph Marceau was born on 24 January 1806 in St Jean, L’Acadie, Quebec, Canada.  He arrived in Australia on 25 February 1840.  Joseph was a farmer, resided in Dapto from…

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