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  • The Barracks, Tocal is situated on one of Australia's oldest colonial working farms, and provides boutique accommodation on a unique heritage site. Read More
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History

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Summary of Tocal's history

Tocal's convicts 1822-1840

Tocal Directory - details of those who lived or worked at Tocal 1822 - 1964

Tocal's history aligned to national and NSW heritage themes: Aboriginal, convict, agriculture, landscape/environment, education, architecture, defence. Or view all themes as one document.

Who was CB Alexander?

CB Alexander's Rolls-Royces

Tocal's land - details of grants, purchases and sales

Captain Thunderbolt - Tocal's bushranger

James Webber - Tocal's first European settler

"At Home Amongst the Stock" - The Kidds of Tocal

Student life at Tocal in 1965

1940 aerial photo of Tocal

 

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