Pioneer Heritage Challenge

Pioneer Heritage

Pingelly - History

About Pingelly

The first settler in the area was Mr Lewis John Bayley who was granted 4,000 acres for grazing in 1846 around the Moorumbine Spring. See the link to the Pingelly Shire history page.

Facebook - Lost Pingelly

Well worth a visit for Pingelly's history or want to find out about your family's pioneers or share information about your pioneers who lived here. An excellent site.

Lorraine's Burial Records Mb

A complete list of the burials in the Mourambine Cemetery near Pingelly.

Lorraine's Burial Records Py

A complete list of the burials in the Pingelly Cemetery.

Pingelly - Our People and Progress. Buy the book at the Pingelly CRC
Municipal Heritage Inventory

A comprehensive record of heritage assets in the Shire. Places, people, agriculture, settlement, pioneers and more. Lengthy but fascinating.

Noongar Knowledge

The SW Aboriginal Land and Sea Council's web site covers culture, country, people, history, a glossary of terms, education and leadership. Highly recommended.The aim of the Kaartdijin website is to share the richness of our knowledge, culture and history.

Pingelly - Our People and Progress. Buy the book at the Pingelly CRC
Pingelly Pioneer Biographies

These thumbnail histories of Mourambine and Pingelly Pioneers have been provided by the Pingelly Museum and Historical Group and Lost Pingelly. Please click on Website to make use of them in the Pioneer Challenge.

Stones that Fell from the Sky

Boyup Brook, Pumphrey’s Bridge, and Borden. The reports include descriptions of stones ranging in size from a pebble to approximately 35 pounds. The stones along with other objects were reported as 'falling out of nowhere'.

Pingelly - Our People and Progress. Buy the book at the Pingelly CRC
The Pioneers of Mourambine

The pioneers of Mourambine, including a brief history of the townsite, 1842-1924 researched and written by Lesley A. Lane and Florence C. Wilkes is available from the State Library of WA.

Pingelly - Our People and Progress. Buy the book at the Pingelly CRC
The Wofalin Goldfields Track

The Wofalin Track started at Pingelly to service the Parker Range gold fields in the Yilgarn in the 1890s. Beadell, Holyoak, Sewell, Smith, Taylor, Shaddick are mentioned here.

Pingelly - Accommodation

Caravan Park

Pingelly Caravan Park Sharow Street Pingelly WA. Pingelly very much welcomes touring caravan and RV clubs.

Exchange Tavern

Amazing historic place to visit and stay a few nights. Very welcoming and accommodating people with hilarious stories. Recommended historic experience. It competes with Pingelly Hotel for which hotel has the most friendly ghost.

Pingelly Shire

Exchange Tavern, Pingelly Caravan Park, great meals and cold beer at Pingelly Hotel, Steve's Guest House.

Steves Guest House

Nice clean federation house, plenty of room, pool table, dart board bbq, a fun host to entertain you. Light breakfast provided. Host offering to take you down for dinner, to enjoy great food and meet the locals. 45 Sharow St.

Pingelly - Food

Arolas Cafe and Bakery

Great food, takeaway menu, creative cuisine, bakery, best coffee, great breakfast.

Pingelly Rec and Cultural Ctr

Bar and bistro. Good food, great prices and friendly atmosphere. Somerset Street, Pingelly.

Pingelly Shire - Dining

Exchange Tavern, Pingelly Roadhouse, Pingelly Hotel, Pingelly Café, Pingelly Recreational and Cultural Centre.

Pingelly - Places

Barna Mia Nocturnal Sanctuary

Nestled in the heart of Dryandra Woodland, Barna Mia is a place to discover threatened native marsupials in a natural setting. Once the sun has set the action begins.

Boyagin Rock Storybook

This storybook offers a glimpse of the rich knowledge (katadjin) surrounding Boyagin Rock. This knowledge is passed on to new generations of Noongars both in rural and metro areas, whose family (moort) connections to Boyagin are strong. By Christie Kingsto.

Dryandra Woodland

Dryandra Woodland is home to over 100 bird species and 24 mammals, offering visitors an excellent opportunity to observe some of the State’s threatened and unique mammals.

Pingelly Shire - See and Do

Hotham Way Drive Trail, Pioneer Park, Memorial Park/Courthouse Museum, The Cross, Dryandra Woodland, Moorumbine, Boyagin Rock Nature Reserve Tutanning & And Fauna Reserve.

Pingelly Weebly

Visit The Shire of Pingelly web site, and information about Boyagin Rock, Hotham River Reserve, Pioneer Park, Tutanning Nature Reserve.

Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park runs adjacent to the railway line with barbecue and picnic facilities. Many of the old buildings in Pingelly are made from mud bricks which were taken from this location.

Pumphrey's Bridge Storybook

Noongars camped all around the bush here. Used to be our home. My old Uncle Fred Little and Aunty Frances used to have a tent right here. Outside the tent under a shelter, they had a kitchen where they cooked their meals. This is how we used to live.

Pingelly - Museums/Art

Visitor Centre - Attractions

Example of the rich birds, plants and animals that can be seen and photographed around Pingelly.

Pingelly - Activities

Australia's Golden Outback

Pingelly attraction and general information about the Golden Outback. Pingelly Community Craft Centre, Pingelly Court House Museum, Pioneer Park, Tutanning Flora and Fauna Reserve.

Hotham Way Drive Trail

Links Pinjarra and Pingelly via Dwellingup, Boddington and Wandering. Undulating scenery with wineries, olive growers,arts and crafts, farm stays and other tourist attractions.

Tutanning Nature Reserve

Tawny Frogmouth. Tammar Wallaby. Red-tailed Phascogale. Follow Wickepin-Pingely Rd and Bullaring Rd to Dhus Rd in E Pingelly - 27km. continue on Dhus Rd. Take Tutanning Rd to Tammar Rd 7.7km.

Pingelly Features