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 Photos from 'The Griffith Collection'


Updated 22 June 2014


The Griffith Collection' is an on going project by our Society involving the copying and displaying of photographs of historical interest.  The collection started in 1981 and now consists of over 9.000 photos.


Some of the photographs from the collection have been used for the books & DVD:

    Griffith & District Pioneer Families series. (further information)

    Early Griffith & District - A Pictorial History.  (out of print)

    This'll do me' -  A Short History of Griffith & District.

    Griffith - From Burrinjuck to Bagtown & Beyond.

A very small part of this collection will be shown here and a larger number in our Journal the Ibis Links.

Your enquiry for any photo reprints is most welcomed.



Sellin Family Photographs

Samuel Richards SELLIN family photographs were given to the society by Executor of his will.  

We would like to pass the photographs onto a family memberContact Wendy for further information.



Charles SELLIN bc1801 Gloucestershire, England

married 1825 Bristol, Gloucester, England to Elizabeth RICHARDS bc 1805 St George, Somerset, England

Children:  Enos b1829, Edwin, George, Joseph & Mary.  All born Bristol, Gloucester, England.


Enos SELLIN b1829 married 1856 Axbridge, Somset, England to Caroline PUDDY alias CHAPMAN

Children: James Arthur Day b1857, Caroline Florence, Montague Colston, Montague Edgar b1865, Walter Henry, Charlotte Martha & Samuel Richards.


James Arthur Day b1847 married 1) Elizabeth GRIFFIN  married 2) 1933 Mosman, NSW, Australia to Amelia Victoria KALFELL.


Montague Edgar B1865 married 1920 NSW, Australia Violet Jessie GARDINER

ChildSamuel Richards b1921 Griffith, NSW, Australia, d2010 Sydney, NSW, Australia.  Never married.




Photograph taken of woman in Melbourne, man in Sydney


Photograph taken in Queensland


Photo taken in Brisbane