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Bob Poulter at Valley View Nurseries in the 1940s using a rotary hoe with Arthur Poulter in the background.

The Poulters: a Family Farm

THE Poulter family were prominent farmers in Burwood and Ashburton for many years. Can you imagine owning nine acres of land on Boundary Road Burwood, now the corner of Warrigal Road and Ventura Street Ashwood? Purchased in 1922 for just £1550! This soon became the location of R. Poulter and Sons, Frimley Carnation Nurseries.

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Easter Services 2019

18 April – Holy/Maundy Thursday
19 April – Good Friday
21 April – Easter Sunday

A list of Easter Services in Burwood and surrounding neighbourhoods.

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