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One of the original squatting runs in the Kelly Country

Nearest towns
Corryong Kiewa Beechworth

History at Walwa before the KellyGang

First settled by the Guises, overlanders from New South Wales around 1838. In the 1850s licensed to [[../../things/W_propertiesIx.html|Sydney G Watson]]. (20,000 acres)

On the Murray River north of Corryong

In 1876 the license was held by Sydney Grandison Watson, ? acres, license fee half year £100.

See also (T&C6/4/1872)

Dispute over the annual rental fee payable to the Government (Argus8/2/64)

Where did the name Walwa come from

The original aboriginal owners

The first selectors



Original neighbouring properties

Murray River
Mount Frigid

[[../../homeus.htm|It would be great to know m]] [[../../documents/N60s/65_08_15_1Argus.html|ore about Walwa; can you please help]]

What was Walwa like in the late 1870's

Gold had been mined at Walwa in the 1850's and later in the 1880's whey were crushing quartz at Walwa and extracting gold. There was a tin mine also.

Links to the KellyGang

Rivers Creeks and Hills near Walwa

What happened at Walwa after the time of the KellyGang

The Murray Grey bred of cattle were developed at Walwa

What is happening at Walwa today