Wolta Wolta

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Wolta Wolta

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Description

John Hope from Maghera, Derry, gave this name to his home on Koolunga Station. He arrived in 1839 and built Wolta Wolta in 1846. From a one-room cottage it developed into a substantial home. He is buried in the Anglican cemetery at Walkerville and his grave is topped by a celtic cross.

Source

Win Johnson, Cottages and Cameos of Clare, Distric Council of Clare, 1988; Rodney Cockburn, Pastoral Pioneers of South Australia, 1927; David J Towler, A Fortunate Locality, Peacock Publication, Adelaide, 1986

Contributor

Dymphna Lonergan

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“Wolta Wolta,” Irish Place Names in Australia, accessed September 24, 2017, http://irishplaces.flinders.edu.au/items/show/358.