Northern Argus: Links with the Past

Updated: Mar 21, 2020

The National Trust Clare Museum is publishing articles based on these Newspaper stories:-

LINKS WITH THE PAST: is a series of Articles - 1 to 13, published in both the "Northern Argus" Newspaper and the "Blyth Agriculturalist" Newspaper in late 1941, prior to the centenary of Clare in 1942.

Links with the Past" Article Index:

  1. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Sat 30 Aug 1941 Page 5 WHAT DO WE KNOW OF OUR OWN TOWN AND DISTRICT?

  2. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 12 Sep 1941Page 7 Links with the Past! AND THEIR RELATION TO CLARE'S CENTENARY OF 1942.

  3. Blyth Agriculturist (SA : 1908 - 1954) Fri 19 Sep 1941 Page 4 CLARE CENTENARY OF 1942 WILL REVIVE MANY MEMORIES OF THE PAST.

  4. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 3 Oct 1941 Page 8 Blyth Agriculturist (SA : 1908 - 1954) Fri 3 Oct 1941 Page 2 FIRST MOTOR CAR AND MOTOR TRUCK IN CLARE. VERSIONS OF THE GREAT MILL FIRE OVER 50 YEARS AGO.

  5. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 10 Oct 1941 Page 4 DID EXPLORERS BURKE AND WILLS PASS THROUGH CLARE IN 1861?

  6. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 17 Oct 1941 Page 5 BURKE AND WILLS— FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS and THE LEGEND OF THE BURIAL ARTY PASSING THROUGH CLARE IN 1861—80 YEARS AGO.

  7. Blyth Agriculturist (SA : 1908 - 1954) Fri 7 Nov 1941 Page 2Burning Down of the Clare flour Mill 51 Years Ago. £5,000 Damage Resulted.

  8. Blyth Agriculturist (SA : 1908 - 1954) Fri 14 Nov 1941Page 2 WAR MEMORIAL SHRINE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA HAS ROSE PERGOLA ENTRANCE IN MEMORY OF A CLARE AND ARMAGH LADY.

  9. Blyth Agriculturist (SA : 1908 - 1954) Fri 21 Nov 1941 Page 2 "PADDY GLEESON - CLARE." -- KING OF AND FUNERAL CORTEGE OF BURKE AND WILLS AT CLARE IN 1862 --INCHIQUIN BRIDGE OPENED IN 1863.

  10. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 28 Nov 1941 Page 8 'THE ORIGIN OF CLARE.' REFERENCES TO ARMAGH, DONNYBROOK, LUTON AND INCHIQUIN.

  11. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 5 Dec 1941 Page 4 LINKS WITH THE PAST, Letters of Appreciation.

  12. Blyth Agriculturist (SA : 1908 - 1954) Fri 12 Dec 1941 Page 2 First White Child Born In State—Clare Man a Half Brother.

  13. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 19 Dec 1941 Page 4 LINKS WITH THE PAST. Royal Geographical Society Interested In Clare. FINAL ARTICLE No. 13.

Series B -- 1943

LINKS with THE PAST . . . . and Historical Notes.


  1. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 12 Nov 1943 Page 4 THE LAST OF THE BUTLER'S OF ARMAGH

  2. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 19 Nov 1943 Page 6 Memorial to John Maynard and E.B. Gleeson

  3. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 26 Nov 1943 Page 6 A MELBOURNE JOURNALIST COLLECTING LORE ABOUT THE 'SENTIMENTAL BLOKE,' C. J: DENNIS.

  4. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 3 Dec 1943 Page 4 C. J. DENNIS, THE AUSTRALIAN POET.

  5. Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Fri 17 Dec 1943 Page 7 LINK WITH CAPTAIN CHARLES STURT, THE GREAT EXPLORER

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