Brocklesby

  • The township of Brocklesby began in 1870 when the Maxwell Brothers secured the first blocks from Goombargana Station and 'The Olives'. Later, land from 'The Olives' was purchased for railway yards and town development. The Brocklesby Hotel was built in 1878, with a larger substantial brick hotel being built in 1918. Brocklesby's main claim to fame occurred in 1940 when two Avro Ansen training planes were involved in a mid-air collision and become entangled, one on top of the other. The pilot of one plane and the observers in both planes ejected to safety, leaving pilot Len Fuller to land

  • Brocklesby Hotel
    Brocklesby Hotel

    Explore the countryside and drop into the Brocklesby Hotel where you can enjoy a relaxed

  • Avro Anson Landing Site
    Avro Anson Landing Site

    Brocklesby's main claim to fame occurred on Sunday morning 29 September 1940, when two Avro

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