|Con with full name as Conrad Crawshaw after 1915.|
|17 June 1885 in Woolloomooloo, NSW.|
|5 January 1966 in Fairfield, Sydney, NSW|
|7 January 1966 in Macquarie Cemetery, Sydney, NSW|
|Alfred Kraushaar (1860-1945)|
|Rosa Ellen Downton (1864-1902)|
|Fanny Ina Lister (1883-1961) in Orange, NSW, on 18 February, 1910.|
|Ina Charity Crawshaw (1911-2015)|
|Milton Alfred Lister Crawshaw (1912-2016)|
|Audrey Joy Crawshaw (1915-2012)|
|Rosa Hope Crawshaw (1918-)|
|Una Faith Crawshaw (1920-2016)|
The Old Farm. It consisted of more than 100 acres and was out of Robertson on a very rough rocky road. Dad loved the country and hated being tied to the sweet factory—although he was always proud of the fact he had always been his own boss! He had great hopes for what he night do with this Robertson land, on which was an old house, which was later slowly destroyed by blackberry pickers during the depression.
Moratorium Actwas brought in by the Government. Dad lost the home we used to live in before moving to Thirroul. He let the home at Undercliff and the tenants didn’t pay the rent. Dad couldn’t make them and wasn’t able—with 5 kids and Thirroul to pay for, to continue to pay rates etc., so suppose the Council got it for nothing. This was during the Depression.
however did he find it?
Mr Crawshaw owned a confectionary factory in Oxford Street, Sydney and the windows of these premises were stacked high with packets of coconut ice bearing their
White Cygnet brand-name.
The Crawshaws had four daughters — Faith, Hope, Charity and Joy — and a son named Milton (no doubt in honour of the author of Paradise Lost). Mr Crawshaw sold his confectionery up and down the coast to various corner stores. He also owned property
over the mountain in the Bowral-Mittagong area where he grew Chinese Gooseberries (now known as Kiwi fruit) and Boysenberries. He was reputedly the first to introduce both these delicacies to the coast.