Description: 1855 – 1870
The Family 's Proud Histoy
John Robert Pattemore arrived in Australia from Somersetshire, England with his family in 1855. When he grew up, John Robert met another demand of the day, venturing into the butchering field in the 1870’s at nearby central Tilba.
Alstonville to Inglewood
John Robert’s son, Albert Aaron Pattemore followed in the trade, establishing a business at Alstonville. In the 1920’s, Albert Aaron introduced Pattemore’s Butchering to the Sunshine State where he set up a business at Inglewood, West of Warwick.
Albert’s sons, Wally and Ken, subsequently followed in their father and grandfather’s footsteps, having gained experience in the Inglewood business.
Wally and Dulcie were given the chance to lease a butcher shop on Bribie Island in 1946. Wally made a success of the Bribie shop. Dulcie and the family arrived three months later, renting a house next to the butcher shop.
In 1950, Wal