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Four generations have lived in the house that Jack built

Six generations in Maryborough- Christopher and Cindy White with Ignatius,4 months and Scarlett,5.
Six generations in Maryborough- Christopher and Cindy White with Ignatius,4 months and Scarlett,5. Robyne Cuerel

SO WHAT is life like, living in the house that Jack built?

Maryborough's Chris and Cindy White love living in the home built by Chris's grandfather, Jack, in the 1960s.

Four generations of Chris's family have lived in the beautiful brick home in Lennox St - including his grandfather Jack and grandmother Myrtle, his father Brian and mother Kay and himself and his brothers Paul and Luke and now his own family, wife Cindy and their children, Scarlett and Ignatius.

Even more incredibly, the house next door has also been lived in by four generations of the family.

While Jack and Brian were building the brick house Chris now owns, they lived in the house next-door, which Luke and his family now live in.

The White family has lived in Maryborough for six generations. Cindy said it was great to be a part of a family with such strong Maryborough connections.

Jack was involved in many building projects around Maryborough, including the Maryborough Base Hospital and the restoration of Maryborough's City Hall after an arson attack.

The brick home in Lennox St was completed in 1964 and Chris and Cindy are currently renovating the home, trying to get it back to how it was when it was built.

Cindy said they are collecting lots of items from the 1960s and 70s to give the house an authentic sense of the period in which it was build.

Topics:  family, generations, home, house, maryborough




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