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From: Kathleen Higgs <>
Subject: Broken Hill
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 17:57:54 -0500

Re: Broken Hill
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 17:47:54 -0500
Kathleen Higgs <>


> Since this didn't go thru to her directly, I add my contribution.

> Hi List:
> I am trying to place my family in time. I have photo postcards with
> the photographer listed below and also the words "Broken Hill". Is
> this a town, parish, area, region; what? These Berrimans were from St.
> Ives and Grass Valley, Calif. I'm trying to figure out where they went
> & when.
> Judy, there was a copper mine in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia today) that was called Broken Hill. Today the town is Kabwe (after Independence in 1964). The mine was one of the earliest in Zambia, but I don't know off hand the date. I'll take a look in my books and see if I can find a date. Kathleen Higgs

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