by Rosemary Phillis
Like it or not, the name Riverstone is sometimes abbreviated to “Rivo”.
I recently came across what is the earliest reference I have seen to “Rivo”. It appears in an autograph book belonging to Jessie Davis and the entry was made on 7 March 1916.
The earliest use of the name in a newspaper that I could find on Trove, was from a Windsor and Richmond Gazette of 20 June 1924 and reads as follows:-