How do I know Kandos was never Chandos? Because there is no evidence. However there is plenty of evidence that Candos, later Kandos, began at Coomber.
This article by Colleen O’Sullivan appeared in the Mudgee Guardian on 9 December 2013.
The featured image shows Cumber Melon Mountain Range overlooking an area that was originally Coomber. Photo taken by the author.
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Kandos Was Never Chandos
Published by Kandos History
Four things about me. I like reading, writing, researching and living in the country. In particular I like living at Kandos, where we have been for more than a decade. I have deep roots in this part of the country. My mother spent her early life in Kandos. My father was born at Rylstone. My grandparents were pioneers of Kandos and Rylstone. And I was born at Lue - and went to school in Mudgee. The history of this area excites me and I would like to share it with you.
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