BULAWAYO MEMORIES

Early days - Dates trivia



March 1894 1st Newspaper published
May 4, 1894 Standard Bank opened
June 8, 1894 Moved from grasstown to main township
July 13,1894 Telegraph wire opened
July 13,1894 Church Land grants English
Presbyterian
Wesleyan
Dutch Reform Fife Street
Roman Catholic
Jewish Synagogue Main Street/3rd Avenue
Baptist Union Main Street
Oct 31, 1894 Memorial Hospital opened
Nov 3, 1894 Charter Hotel opened
Nov 17, 1894 1st Race Meeting at King's Ground
Mar 16, 1895 English Church Consecrated
Jun 8, 1895 BAC Sports Athletics held
June 29, 1895 Memorial Hospital Complete
Sep 21, 1895 Bulawayo Turf Club Meeting held
Nov 9, 1895 New Post Office completed
Nov 23, 1895 Stock Exchange Building opened
BANKS
African Banking Company Fife Street & 6th Avenue Stand 295
Bank of Africa Abercorn Street Stand 235
Standard Bank of South Africa Fife Street & 8th Avenue Stand 385
CHURCHES
Roman Catholic (Built 1895)
Jewish Synagogue Abercorn Street Stand 201 & 202
SPORTS CLUBS
BAC  12th Avenue
President H.H. Dr. L. J. Jameson C.B.
Vice President Sir John Willoughby
Lt. Col. Hegman CCM & RM
Hon. M. Y. Gifford
John A. Scott, Esq
Committee P.T. Neve, C.C. Adcock, F.S Whitaker, G S.D. Forbes, R.G. Needham, R. Mainwairing
K.B. Gleany, Chris Cowen, Alfred Pursell, W. Dempster, N. Platnaner, 
QUEENS CLUB (ATHLETICS)
Committee Messrs. Crips, Hines, Douslin, Galt, Murford, Gisborne
Hon. Secretary Dr. Lowth-Knox
 
BULAWAYO AMATUER CYCLING CLUB
President Major Heany
Vice President Dr. Moberley, N. Platnaner
Committee Capt. Webb, McKecknie, Swift & Dollar
Vice Captain D. Coutts, Cottrell, Johnston, Duly
Hon. Secretary W.M. Dempster