Dating sites nowra
Dairying and tourism represent the two major industries in the area.
The milk is processed into other dairy products at Bomaderry.
The homestead, 'Mill Bank House', which still stands in Millbank Road, was probably erected at this time. They added three wharves in 1854 and established a steam-driven flour mill in 1856.
In 1852 the Nowra township site was gazetted and the first report of gold at Yalwal was made.
Dave Power walked and rode 'Archer' the 550 miles to Melbourne in just over three weeks.
In 1863 De Mestre was refused permission to enter the horse again due to a technicality.
Nowra-Bomaderry (Including Terara, Numbaa, Brundee, Pyree, Greenwell Point, Falls Creek, Yalwal, Burrier, Bundanon and Coolendel) Major urban centre and commercial heart of the Shoalhaven District Located 160 km south of Sydney via the Princes Highway and 108 m above sea level Nowra is the commercial centre of the Shoalhaven District on the South Coast of New South Wales.
Written 'nou-woo-ro' by Charles Throsby in 1821, Nowra is an aboriginal word reputedly meaning either 'camping place' or 'black cockatoo'.
Etienne had set up a stud, stables and race track at Terrara in his twenties and held unofficial races that were professionally handled and well-attended.Other local income derives from vegetables, timber, flour, light industry and a large paper mill.Prior to European settlement the area was probably inhabited by the Dharawal Aborigines.The area was called 'Purreah' by Charles Throsby in an 1818 expedition, a word said to mean 'crossing place'. 1824 was the year that Prosper De Mestre was promised land by Governor Brisbane.1300 acres were authorised on the southern shore of the river in 1829 but he did not receive the deed until 1836, naming the property 'Terar'. De Mestre died in 1844 and Mary and two of her sons, Andre and Etienne (she had 11 children), furthered the development of the village, which was, at that time, the largest settlement in the area.
The men had been sent by Governor Macquarie who had taken an interest in Jervis Bay.