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11 August 1951, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 19

…we then lived, to visit the Whitfield rellies in Wollongong and Shellharbour. Kiama was more than once in the itinerary. Indeed I remember a rather delicious Sunday lunch around this time in a Kiama pub. And I well remember the large numbers of pre-war cars still on the road: ours was one, an Essex if I remember correctly*, and the different sound they made as we passed them on the old Princes Highway. Around 1953 we upgraded to a Standard Vanguard. * No, it looks as if it was a Fiat. That’s our telephone number at the time — LB2271! … like that.…