Monthly Archive: April 2018

From our Ballarat Funerals Vault

April 30, 2018This week’s “From the Vault” is a larger version of the photo from the home page of our website. It’s a photo from the Jordan and Tippett days of our Ballarat Funeral Services. The photo is believed to be taken from the eastern side of Armstrong Street South, looking west at the funeral home that...
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From our Ballarat Funerals Vault – ANZAC Day

April 24, 2018April 25th is one of our Nations most revered and respected days.  This ANZAC Day at F. W. Barnes and Son Funeral Directors we remember the “Son” part of our name.  Our name comes from Frederick William Barnes and his son Douglas Barnes.   Douglas Barnes enlisted to serve his country and the empire as a...
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From our Ballarat Funerals Vault

April 17, 2018It’s always interesting to look at old photos, and photos of Ballarat funeral services are no exception. This old photograph’s details have been lost to the years but it looks as if this might be of a funeral service in Ballarat from the very early ‘20s with two hearses and two funeral directors standing proud...
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From our Ballarat Funerals Vault

April 10, 2018F.W. Barnes and Son’s history of funerals in Ballarat goes back in to the 1800s.  From the vault this week shows where the old and the new of the F.W. Barnes and Son logos began. The  F.W.Barnes and Son name first appeared in around 1916.  Prior to that the Jordan and Tippet logo had remained...
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