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Lambs Creek *

This water course rises in the Newnes State Forest, 4km east of Angus Place. It flows for about 7km generally north, north west, then west into the Coxs River. The Conditional Purchase Register Book, State Records,  for-91, records William Lamb, Wolgan and name of alienees (one to whom property is transferred to) as his children, Christopher, Mary, Charles and Arthur Lamb. Charlie Lamb owned the property located near Lambs Creek and the Wolgan Road (uncle to Jack Lamb after whom Jacks Camp is named). Ref: Joe Bird, past resident of the Wolgan Valley, oral history to Brian Fox, 17th June 2009. Thomas Lamb's name is recorded as owning land within the Village of Airly in 1884. William Lamb (d1894) opened up a Kerosene Shale Deposit mine on the north side of the Wolgan Valley, opposite Donkey Mountain in 1885. Ref: Carne, Joseph. The Kerosene Shale Deposits of New South Wales, 1903, p. 179.

  • Cullen Bullen
Grid Reference:
  • 344 059 headwaters
  • 298 083 junction
Newnes State Forest
Related Names:
  • GOS5.20: Alois Spur
  • GOS5.21: Long Swamp
  • GOS5.23: Blackfellows Hand Rock
  • GOS5.24: Lambs and Kangaroo Creeks ridge line
  • GOS5.26: Lambs Creek and Kangaroo Creek
  • GOS6.03: Indiana Gorge and Indiana Slot
 - Lambs Creek

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