Allport family photographs.


Darragh Christie, 10 December 2018 · #

Descendants of the Allport family donated photographs to Local Studies at Barry O’Keefe Library. They include pictures of family outings just after the war. Of particular interest are images of Jack Allport soaring through the air from the high diving platform at Clifton Gardens, and relaxing with his brother Brett, family and friends by the foreshore. Also included are portraits of their father Roland.

Balmoral, 1910, possibly the Allport family members and friends. Possibly with ‘Peggy’s rocks’ in the background.

Clifton gardens swimming pool, 1920’s. In this photograph a well known local identity, Jack M. Allport, dives into the circular pool. Source: ‘Trace’ online archive Barry O’Keefe Library.

Brett, Jack , Amy Allport and friends at Clifton Gardens c 1920. Source: ‘Trace’ online archive Barry O’Keefe Library.

Allport family and friends at Clifton gardens swimming pool, ; 1920’s. ‘Trace’ online archive Barry O’Keefe Library.

Allport family and friends at Clifton gardens swimming pool, ; 1920’s. ‘Trace’ online archive Barry O’Keefe Library.

Amy, Brett and Roland Allport and friends at Clifton Gardens c 1920.

The Allport family and friends at Clifton Gardens c 1920.

Roland, Amy, daughter Betty Allport and friends at Clifton Gardens 1920’s.

Roland Allport 1924.

Roland Allport 1924.

The following is a close up and photograph of Jack Allport in 1915 with the Mosman Rugby Union Club 1st XV:

J.Allport with Mosman Football Club First Grade, 1915. Source: ‘Trace’ online archive Barry O’Keefe Library.

Mosman Football Club First Grade, 1915. L-R: Back row: R. Allport, D. Cichero, B.Shearer, T. Sellin, Wilkes, J.Allport, A. Divola, C.Ashdown, G. Ackland. Source: ‘Trace’ online archive Barry O’Keefe Library.

Follow the J.M. Allport story in the following articles:

Fledgling wings: Lt. Taylor inspires Gunner Allport.

The high flying (and diving) Capt. Jack Allport.

Capt. J.M. Allport: ‘Aerial Reconnaissance on the Western Front’

Allport family photographs.


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