A Leap Year Dilemma

I thought I would share this snippet from the Portland Guardian of 24 February 24 1904.  The single men of Bridgewater had a lot to think about while milking the cows during the leap year of 1904.

Bridgewater. (1904, February 24). Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 – 1953), p. 3 Edition: EVENING. Retrieved February 29, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article63687492

2 thoughts on “A Leap Year Dilemma

  1. Hello Merron
    have just read you blog with great interest. I too am descended from the Barrys of Tipperary. Your Ellen Gamble nee Barry was the sister of Mary – the troublesome – on board the Orient. I would love to chat with you about our ancestors if you are interested.


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