Ken Christophers

Ken Christophers was born in 1935 in Coniston and grew up in West Wollongong. In this interview Ken recalls exploring the local neighbourhood, being known by the locals as a child, and the community all pitching in to assist with family events from 21st birthday celebrations to funerals.

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Early images of Port Kembla (1920’s) from Jim Christophers’ image collection, with narration by Ken Christophers:

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Ken’s Photo Album


Coniston – Miller Street – West Wollongong – Mt Keira Incline – Tramway skips – Slippery (Byarong Creek) – Shepherd’s Oval – Jim Christophers Sports Store  – Christley’s Tennis Club – Wollongong City Band

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Ken Christophers’ Interview