The story of Edwin Elijah Bambridge (1815-1879), farmer and bootmaker in Canberra. He brought the first willow slips to Canberra from Camden and planted them along the Molonglo River. Legend has it they originated from cuttings taken from a tree overlooking Napoleon's grave.
Journals No.8, Sept 1981
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Surname sometimes spelt as Bainbridge. Bambridge is commemorated by a street in Weetangera.