Small town days a badge of pride for Berrymans

By Megan Stafford
Updated December 16 2015 - 4:01pm, first published May 21 2014 - 4:00am
Wilma and Col Berryman grew up in Maxwelton and Richmond respectively.  For a time, they owned Berryman’s – an outfitter – and the theatre in Richmond, until TVs and access to Townsville made their businesses redundant.
Wilma and Col Berryman grew up in Maxwelton and Richmond respectively. For a time, they owned Berryman’s – an outfitter – and the theatre in Richmond, until TVs and access to Townsville made their businesses redundant.

THE young girl stood on the running board of the vehicle, her eyes trained on the carburettor looking for any sign of smoke or flames. Her mother and three sisters sat in the car on their way to Richmond. It was a rare outing for the Gillespie girls and so their mother persisted.

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