Ron Knowles

Ron Knowles grew up in the suburb of Rosemont, near Wollongong Hospital. He attended West Wollongong Primary School and enjoyed playing tennis. His family had strong links to St Mark’s Anglican Church and some were champion cricketers. Ron reflects on changes in the landscape, social environment, entertainment, work, and schooling.

Listen to Ron’s Interview

Ron’s audio interview can be downloaded here.

Ron’s interview transcript.


Rosemont – West Wollongong – Hillcrest Street – West Wollongong Primary School – School – Games – Shops – St Mark’s Anglican Church – Roslyn Southwood – Cricket – Tennis – Community

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Ron’s Photo Album