Biggenden’s Big Weekend
13-15 October 2023
William Henry Walsh 200 th Birthday
William Henry Walsh Esquire, was born in 1823 Berkshire, England. Oxford educated, he arrived in Australia aged twenty-three and set up Degilbo Station. He was the first European to settle in our district after the explorers. Squatter, pastoralist and controversial politician, Walsh died in Toowoong Brisbane 1888.
Let’s celebrate the bounty of Biggenden and district by honouring the hard work, tenacity and vision of all the early settlers.
Immerse yourself in the history of the era – wear your best period attire and embody the spirit of the pioneering Australians of the 1800s.
Moira Thompson 0458 365 051