Grafton Rowing Club History - Index

Follow the links on this page to learn more about the history of Grafton Rowing Club; the sport of Rowing; the Grafton area; and the Clarence River.


Some Australian Rowing History

Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 1 - Overview

Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 2 - Early Racing and World Champions

Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 3 - The Parramatta Course
Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 4 - Sydney Rowing Club, Amateurism and Eights
Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 5 - Michael Rush
Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 6 - William Beach and Ned Hanlan
Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 7 - Henry Searle
Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 8 - Henry Searle's Rowing Performance
NEW Rowing in New South Wales in the 1800s - Page 9 - Jim Stansbury NEW 
NEW George Towns NEW
NEW World Professional Sculling Champions from "Australia's Golden Age of Sculling" NEW
NEW H. R. (Bobby) Pearce - Amateur Years NEW
NEW H. R. (Bobby) Pearce - Professional Years NEW
NEW H. R. (Bobby) Pearce - Later Professional Years NEW

Grafton Rowing Club History

Grafton Rowing Club History - Page 1 - Grafton Water Brigade

Grafton Rowing Club History - Page 2 - The first meeting

Grafton Rowing Club History - Page 3 - The first Grafton Rowing Club boat shed

Grafton Rowing Club History - Page 4 - The early fleet

Grafton Rowing Club History - Page 5 - Expansion

Grafton Rowing Club History - Page 6 - Regattas

Grafton Rowing Club History - Page 7 - More Regattas and a new boat shed

Grafton Rowing Club 1882 Queens Birthday Regatta Program (Original - Please note,122 kb)

Grafton Rowing Club 1882 Queens Birthday Regatta Program  (Retyped HTML)


General Clarence River History

Flood!

1988 Flood Pictures  
1989 Flood Pictures  
2001 Flood Pictures  

The Grafton Bridge - Page 1

The Grafton Bridge - Page 2

North Coast Shipping
Early Shipping - Page 1 - "Susan" and "King William"
Early Shipping - Page 2 - "William the Fourth" (the "Billy")
Early Shipping - Page 3 - "Grafton"
Early Shipping - Page 4 - "Agnes Irving"
Early Shipping - Page 5 - "City of Grafton"
Early Shipping - Page 6 - "City of Grafton", "Australian", and the sinking of the "Keilawarra"
Early Shipping - Page 7 - "City of Grafton", and the "Great White Fleet"
Early Shipping - Page 8 - "Perseverance" and Henry Searle's funeral
Early Shipping - Page 9 - "Kallatina"
Early Shipping - Page 10 - "Noorebar", Iolanthe" and "Woolwich"

 

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