Frank Rumsey who took Hector Croad to inform General von Lettow-Vorbeck of the 1918 Armistice. Photo R.L. Brelsford.
From left: Rum Momma Simpson of the Abercorn Arms, Mrs Maud Draper, Betty Mayne and in front Norah Venning in the Garden of Nakatali Mrs Drape's house on the Kawimbe Road. Distant view of Lake Chila. Photo: Norah Venninglate 1930s
Ronald smith and friends with the ubiquitous vanette the favoured form of transport before the arrival of the Land Rover.
The Venning family at Chisungu in the 1930s. From left "Bally" Mayne, Jack Venning, infant Mayne (Paddy Ann or Denis) Bidi Mayne, Hugh Venning a coffee planter in Umtali and his wife Beatrice Venning née Shakelton. In front Norah Venning
Residents at the shooting range on the east side of Cemetery Hill, Abercorn 1962. Photo courtesy Annie Wilson née Peachey
Anne and Graham Peachey off to school in England. Abercorn Airstrip 1962. Note East African Airways DC3 en route to Nairobi and gentlemen in hats and suits. Photo courtesy Annie Wilson née Peacheys