Gold at Peak Hill
by P.R. Heydon (OAM)
ISBN 0 85905 153 6, (1991 new), Hard Cover, 310pp, illustrated, 530grams
$40.00 + POST
The story of the discovery of gold in 1892 by Wilson and partners, the history of the town and Peak Hill area and its characters, all now gone.
Phil Heydon commenced his working life in the Post Office at Cue, in 1935, as a Telegraph Messenger. He worked in most Murchison goldfield towns, returning to Big Bell as Postmaster in 1947 and retired as Postmaster at the General Post Office, Perth. He was awarded the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977, and the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1979.