Old news from Armidale and New England

Local news from newspaper archives

Wandered from Picnic Party

leave a comment »

Monday 6 September 1937, The Sydney Morning Herald

CHILD LOST IN BUSH.

GUYRA. Sunday.

Jean Pearson, 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
O. R. Pearson, of Guyra, had an unenviable
experience yesterday, when she became sep-
arated from a family picnic party in the bush
at The Pinch, between Guyra and Armidale.

Jean, her mother, and other members of the
party went in search of ferns. Jean set out
alone to return to her father, who had re-
mained by the car. Some time later the rest
of the family returned, and were surprised to
find that Jean had not reached the car.

Sergeant Unwin, of Guyra, with a party,
commenced a search. The child was found
more than two miles away, making for Black
Mountain. She was greatly distressed, know-
ing that she was lost.

Written by macalba

March 21, 2010 at 6:04 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Tagged with , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s