History of Abercorn by Marion and Hope Gamwell. From The Northern Rhodesia Journal, Vol.IV, No. 6, 1961. pages 515 -525

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British Colonial Office Annual Report on Northern Rhodesia for 1928. This includes a range of material on developments in Abercorn between pages 5and 14 to 30.

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Gordon Lobb on his Ulendo to Abercorn in 1905

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Thornton and Rumsey of Mbesuma Ranch. from Northern Rhodesia Journal Vol. iv No.4 1960.

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Miss Hope Gamwell on early settlers in Abercorn District

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E. H. Lane Fox on the early days of The Great North Road

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Abercorn in 1928, A description by F. S. Joulson in Eastern Africa Today

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London Gazette 1917 Report on Troop Movements in North Eastern Rhodesia

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Jarvis Murray's report of the German surrender at Abercorn in November 1918 from Chronicles of the Moltino Family courtesy of the University of Cape Town Library. For More see http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/news/world-war-i-africa#sthash.stYDOahr.dpuf

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The Winners of the 1936 London Johannesburg Air Race

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A "Bead Mine" at Katuta Bay on Lake Tanganyika

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History of the Tanganyika Victoria Memorial Building now Mbala's Town Hall by J. L. Carlin past Chairman

 

Mrs Anthea Bush's Sketch Map of Abercorn in about 1949. Note the position of the old Aerodrome, the Golf Club and that there were monkeys in the Lucheche  Mushito. (They were still there in the early 1950s.)

 

The First Edition of Lyashi printed in Abercorn by the Lake Press in 1953 for the NR Information Dept. in Kasama. It was distributed on the Copperbelt with the intention of keeping Mine workers and others in contact with events back in the Northern Province.

The Abercorn May Day Party 1914 by Gordon Lobb from the Northern Rhodesia Journal