Miss Priscilla Swift : an enigma

One of the dictionary definitions of the word “enigma” is “a person of puzzling or contradictory character“.  Miss Priscilla Swift was an enigma to the people of Forest Range and Lenswood.  For over forty years she lived in her small hut on the top of what is now known as Collins Hill Road.  Only her closest…

Florence Valerie Marshall : Pollard, Waters

HER STORY Florence Valerie Marshall was born in Charleston on Christmas Eve, 24 December 1896.  When she was young her family moved to what is now known as Marshall Road, Forest Range when her father purchased the lease on one of the “closer settlement” blocks.  At the same time the Waters family and the Pollard…