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After 150 years away, a family returns to the mill they helped build

Declan Durrant
Updated May 29 2024 - 11:35am, first published May 21 2024 - 5:30pm
The Johnstone clan, a family which helped found the Waverley Woolen Mill, returned for a tour of the facility in May. Picture by Phillip Biggs
The Johnstone clan, a family which helped found the Waverley Woolen Mill, returned for a tour of the facility in May. Picture by Phillip Biggs

In 1873, Peter Bulman convinced Daniel Johnstone to pack up his mill business in Scotland and bring himself and his family to the other end of the earth.

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Declan Durrant

Declan Durrant

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Declan Durrant has a passion for poetry, visual arts, and theatre, and is The Examiner's arts critic and culture reporter. Got a story? Get in touch: declan.durrant@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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