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Bills oldest Trough

The oldest Bills Trough in Australia. Could this be the oldest Bills Water Trough in Australia  it is located in Sydney Centennial Park it is dated 1924 . By the look of the photos it still remains in very good … Continue reading

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Ballarat Signs

Good to see that in Ballarat is spreading the word and letting people know about George and Bills

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My Favourite Photos

  I have been collection information on the Bills Troughs for over 30 years and i now have a location list and photos of BHTs from over 300 different sites most in Victoria and NSW, i also have  some from … Continue reading

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New Sign at the Sebastopal Bills Water Trough

  Great to see such a nice sign telling the George and Annis Bills Story .  

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Plaques on Troughs.

In my travels collection information on Bills Water Troughs i have noticed many troughs have had plaques installed, all telling the story about George Bills. Each tell the same story but in different ways.  i would like to share some … Continue reading

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The test Of Time

Welcome to this site i celebrated my 80th Birthday in January and then realise most of the Bills Horse troughs would be much the same age. . In my travels have seen many troughs in need of some tender loving care. … Continue reading

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Bills Water troughs

  Annis and George Bills were philanthropists who were greatly concerned about the welfare of horses and other animals. When George died in December 1927, in his will he directed a trust be set up to supply Horse troughs free … Continue reading

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