Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Name tied to history: Hillsborough

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The long history of Maitland area pioneering families is embedded in the soil of a rural suburb that dates back to a land grant registered in 1836. The descendants of William Vile and William Cant, who established the roots of a family tree in the area about 160 years ago, said a suggestion to erase the Hillsborough name and allow its 16 residential addresses to be included in Rosebrook will change the fabric of their ancestry.

Full article by Briony Snedden available at Maitland Mercury, 07 June, 2010.