Tintaldra – Station, Store & Hotel

In sight of the majestic Snowy Mountains, Sydney Grandison Watson settled at “Walwa” on the Upper Murray, in 1845. Upper Murray River and bridge to Tooma behind Tintaldra Store “Grandie”, as he was known, was to expand his pastoral holdings on the Upper Murray to around 100,000 acres and became known as the “King of … Continue reading Tintaldra – Station, Store & Hotel

Grandie Watson of Walwa, Upper Murray

Grave of great, great, grandfather, Sidney Grandison Watson and his first wife, Isabella Robinson, at Walwa Homestead on the Upper Murray River, Victoria. "Grandie", as he was known, was the father of Harry, Sidney and Greg Watson who settled Gregory Downs in 1877. Rumour also has it that one day at Walwa the twins, Harry … Continue reading Grandie Watson of Walwa, Upper Murray