William and Eliza Stimson, my great great grandparents. There is the William Stimson School to commemorate his commitment to the area, I suppose, and then his son George and his wife Elizabeth were the ones who were instrumental in founding the actual Church of Christ at Canley Vale.
Beverley Donald: So how did that start?
Jeannine Alves: Well, just from family oral history — I was always told they started up within their family, holding a Sunday School more or less in their backyard as it would have been. I think they had an orchard and gardens but…
Beverley Donald: Where was that?
Jeannine Alves: I think that was at Ferngrove.
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