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The McIntyre Family

8 Sep 2017

The McIntyre brothers came home from World War I and with them they brought stories and objects that reflect their experiences during the war.

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Abbey Martin, Year 11, Academy of Mary Immaculate, Fitzroy

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Newsletter - July 2014

Mount Alexander Vintage Engine Club Inc., Castlemaine

Newsletter, City of Moorabbin Historical Society No. 8 Vol. 8 October 1968 - City of Moorabbin Historical Society No. 8 Vol. 8 October 1968

City of Moorabbin Historical Society operating the Box Cottage Museum, Ormond

2 x L 26cm x W 21cm page 1 printed both sides

Historical information

Topic ; 1770 Cook Centenary; 1874 servants; 1835 Baths; The Aims of the CMHS are ‘to record the history of the City, and register something of the Australian Atmosphere, which the necessary speed-up in post-world-war two (WW11) immigration has caused to be lost; to produce a magazine at regular intervals, featuring the work of pioneers and the changing Australian scene; to work constantly with a long range view towards building a hall where records and exhibits can be housed’ (1961) The Original Newsletters reflect the history and heritage of the former City of Moorabbin — derived from Mooroobin, ‘a resting place’ in the Bunurrung spoken language. In 1994, the City of Moorabbin was integrated into the Cities of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston and Monash.

Significance

This is Newsletter No. 8 Vol. 8 of the CMHS October 1968 CMHS obtained a Kingston City Council Community Grant 2016 for the digitization and preservation of these Original CMHS Newsletters commenced in 1961

Inscriptions & Markings

CITY OF MOORABBIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY / AFFILIATED WITH THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF / VICTORIA AND THE CHELTENHAM ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY/ President Mrs N. Blackman… Secretary Mrs F.Neville.... / VolumeE 8 No.8 NEWSLETTER October 1968

Book - Digital Image - St David's Presbyterian Church Ladies Guild Cookbook

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital copy of cookbook. 24 pages, text and line drawings.

Historical information

A digital copy of a cookbook, published in 1970 by St David's Presbyterian Church Ladies Guild, Greensborough. Contains recipes gathered from the ladies of the Church.

Certificate - Maldon Brass Band 150th Anniversary

Maldon Brass Band Inc., Maldon

A4 Certificate printed on card

Inscriptions & Markings

This Certificate is presented on behalf of the Maldon community in recognition of the loyal and dedicated service given by the members and past members of the Maldon Brass Band for over 150 years of Music for Maldon and its visitors to enjoy. Presented at the Easter Band Concert 31st March 2013

Article - John Huxley Carse

Greensborough Historical Society,

1 Page, text and colour images.

Historical information

A short article about John Huxley Carse and his service in World War 1. John Huxley Carse is buried in Greensborough Cemetery. John Carse’s father Hubert was Headmaster at Greensborough State School.

Publication - Future of the beekeeping and pollination service industries in Australia. (Australia. Senate. Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport). Canberra, 2014.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

66 pages.

High Tide 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with white card cover. 71 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1966school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

List - Electoral Roll Doris Street: compiled by Marilyn Smith

Greensborough Historical Society,

Typescript 2 p.

Historical information

List of occupants of addresses in Doris Street Greensborough in 1954, 1963 and 1980, compiled from Electoral Rolls.

Article - Edward Rae Cordner

Greensborough Historical Society,

2 Pages, text and colour images.

Historical information

A short article about Edward Rae Cordner and his service in World War 1. Edward Rae Cordner was a local doctor who lived in Greensborough post-war.

Newsletter - July 2009

Mount Alexander Vintage Engine Club Inc., Castlemaine

High Tide 2010 - High Tide

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed publication in full colour with card cover. 80 p. ill.

Historical information

Williamstown High School year book for 2010. Contains Principals' reports, student work, sports results, photographs, events reports.

Annual Report - 35th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1919

Vicdeaf, East Melbourne

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 56 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

reference

Orbost & District Historical Society , Orbost

A photocopy of a reference given to Edward Lawless when he enlisted for service in WW1.It is signed by J.Y. McCoy his employer.

Historical information

This reference is part of the Lawless Collection. The Lawless family lived in Orbost from 1907 - c 1920. John Francis Lawless had a saddlery shop. He died at an early age - 47 years - June 7 1912, leaving his wife, Elizabeth and seven children. The eldest son, Victor Rowland lawless volunteered for serv ice in WW1 but did not leave Australia because of illness. The second son, Edward Vincent Lawless (b 1895 d 1917) worked for McCoy & Co. in Orbost, coachbuilding, undertakers, general blacksmiths and farriers, prior to enlisting in WW1. He was trained as a signaller and was sent to France where he was killed in action on 9.10.1917. Elizabeth Lawless worked as a ladies' nurse (midwife) in Orbost prior to leaving the district in 1920. She lived to 6.6.1975 aged 104 years.

Significance

These personal documents, photographs and books give an insight into the human element of World War 1 ensuring that those who were part of the Orbost community and died while playing a vital role during this time are remembered.

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed by J. Y. McCoy General Blacksmiths Wolseley Street Orbost June 20 1916

Publication - Beefriendly: a planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinators. (Leech, Mark). Canberra, 2012.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

319 pages, illustrated.

Steam Locomotive - 1711 Peckett

Puffing Billy Preservation Society, Menzies Creek

Steam Locomotive - 1711 Peckett

Historical information

Steam Locomotive - 1711 Peckett Date built - 1926 Original owner - Metropolitan Gas Coy., West Melbourne Original gauge - 762mm Withdrawn - 1941 Next owner - Whistle Stop Amusement Park, Frankston Built in 1926 for the West Melbourne site of the Metropolitan Gas Company, and issued to traffic the same year this saddle tank locomotive was named “Sir John Grice” in 1928. It was withdrawn from traffic in 1941 and stored until sold privately in 1962. In 1965 it was sold again and went to the Whistle Stop Amusement Park in Frankston and again stored until bought at auction by the P.B.P.S. in 1974 and put on static display in the Steam Museum. Restoration started in 1978 and it was returned to service in 1981 painted light green with yellow lining. It is temporarily renamed “Thomas the Tank Engine” with a fibreglass “Thomas” body cover each time it appears in the “Thomas the Tank Engine” shows at Emerald station.

Article - Gordon Hickson

Greensborough Historical Society,

One page, text and colour images.

Historical information

A short article about Gordon Hickson and his service in World War 1. Gordon Hickson was born in Janefield/Yan Yean.

Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Rede's account of the attack on the 12th Regiment

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

High Tide 1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed booklet with card cover, stapled. 46 p. ill.

Historical information

Yearbook for 1949. Contains staff and management details, prefects, sports results, scholarship recipients, student work, team photographs and lists

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover 'Gwenda'. Last page contains student signatures.

Gavel

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Varnished wooden gavel mounted on a wooden board with gold inscription.

Inscriptions & Markings

In upper case: "With this gavel George Kinross Esq laid the foundation stone of St Stephen's Presbyterian church Caulfield 27 Mar 1926" In lower case: "Presented by the Architects" Upper case either side of gavel: "G" and "K"

Document - Invitation to the opening of Smorgon Family House, 1981

Bialik College, Hawthorn East 3123

Historical information

Invitation to the opening of Smorgon Family House at Bialik College, in the presence of Sir Zelman and Lady Cowen, 16 August 1981.

High Tide 2004 - Williamstown High School 2004 Year Book

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Coloured card cover with school tartan feature, 76 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains school work, sports reports, school news. NB: a Year 12 Yearbook was also printed in 2004

Newsletter, City of Moorabbin Historical Society No. 7 Vol. 4 July 1964 - City of Moorabbin Historical Society Newsletter No. 7 Vol. 4 July 1964

City of Moorabbin Historical Society operating the Box Cottage Museum, Ormond

1 x Foolscap paper printed on 2 sides folded for 4 pages

Historical information

Topic ; Junior Citizens ; Collins Expedition 1803 ; William Buckley; The Aims of the CMHS are ‘to record the history of the City, and register something of the Australian Atmosphere, which the necessary speed-up in post-world-war two (WW11) immigration has caused to be lost; to produce a magazine at regular intervals, featuring the work of pioneers and the changing Australian scene; to work constantly with a long range view towards building a hall where records and exhibits can be housed’ (1961) The Original Newsletters reflect the history and heritage of the former City of Moorabbin — derived from Mooroobin, ‘a resting place’ in the Bunurrung spoken language. In 1994, the City of Moorabbin was integrated into the Cities of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston and Monash.

Significance

This is Newsletter No. 7 Vol. 4 of the CMHS July 1964 CMHS obtained a Kingston City Council Community Grant 2016 for the digitization and preservation of these Original CMHS Newsletters commenced in 1961

Inscriptions & Markings

;CITY OF MOORABBIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER / / (Affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria ) / Vol. 4 No. 7 July 1964 /

Letter,Police Report

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Bentley predicts the destruction of his hotel

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Newsletter - November 2013

Mount Alexander Vintage Engine Club Inc., Castlemaine

Publication, e-book - The Naturalist's Library: Entomology: Volume VI: Bees. (Jardine, William). Edinburgh, 1840.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

301 pages. illustrated (30 plates).

Newsletter, City of Moorabbin Historical Society No 5. Vol. 8 June / July 1968 - City of Moorabbin Historical Society Newsletter No. 5 Vol. 8 June / July 1968

City of Moorabbin Historical Society operating the Box Cottage Museum, Ormond

2 x L 26cm x W 21cm page 1 printed both sides

Historical information

Topic ; Kennedy Cottage; Frankston HS ; Cheltenham Walking Club c1916; Mentone SS; The Aims of the CMHS are ‘to record the history of the City, and register something of the Australian Atmosphere, which the necessary speed-up in post-world-war two (WW11) immigration has caused to be lost; to produce a magazine at regular intervals, featuring the work of pioneers and the changing Australian scene; to work constantly with a long range view towards building a hall where records and exhibits can be housed’ (1961) The Original Newsletters reflect the history and heritage of the former City of Moorabbin — derived from Mooroobin, ‘a resting place’ in the Bunurrung spoken language. In 1994, the City of Moorabbin was integrated into the Cities of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston and Monash.

Significance

This is Newsletter No. 5 Vol. 8 of the CMHS June / July 1968 CMHS obtained a Kingston City Council Community Grant 2016 for the digitization and preservation of these Original CMHS Newsletters commenced in 1961

Inscriptions & Markings

CITY OF MOORABBIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY / AFFILIATED WITH THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF / VICTORIA AND THE CHELTENHAM ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY/ President Mrs N. Blackman…. Secretary Mrs F.Neville..... / Volume 8 No.5 NEWSLETTER JUNE-JULY 1968

Steam Locomotive - Victorian Railways Na Class Steam Locomotive Number 8A

Puffing Billy Preservation Society, Menzies Creek

Historical information

8A Built in 1908 and painted Canadian Pacific red & dark brown, this locomotive was issued to the Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook line. Over the years, it saw service on the Colac to Crowes and Moe to Walhalla lines, but it saw more service on the Gembrook line than any other. It was withdrawn from service in 1955 at Upper Fern Tree Gully and sold to the Beaumaris City Council where it remained on static display until 1970. After storage at Newport & Ballarat North Workshops, it was brought to Belgrave in 1976 for restoration. It was returned to service in 1982 after a complete rebuild in close to its late 1920s condition with its extended bunker & modified front end including the tapered “stovepipe” smokestack, steel cow-catcher and the all-over Black livery. Loco: 8A In service Monday, 2nd March 1908 Livery Black Owner Puffing Billy Gauge 762 Status Preserved - Operational Service History : May 1908 - UFTG. - initial allocation of a new locomotive May 1908 - Mar 1910 UFTG. Apr 1910 - Mar 1915 Colac Jun 1915 -Sep 1926 UFTG. Jan 1927 - Jan 1930 Moe Mar 1930 - Oct 1936 UFTG. Nov 1936 - Dec 1936 Moe Jan 1937 - Oct 1954 UFTG. Dec 1954 - Workshops Jan 1955 - Jan 1968 Other Jul 1970 - Apr 1977 Workshops Jul 1982 - Apr 2004 Belgrave - In active service at Puffing Billy Railway Belgrave

Corporate Communications - NMIT - Media Releases 1990-1999

NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE),

8 folders. Printed A4 pages. Collected in black or red A4 ring binder. 2 sets of pPrinted A4 pages, loose. Bundled together in years (1998 and 1999).

Historical information

Press releases and the resulting media reports are the public face of NMIT. These records come from the Corporate Communications Department of NMIT and the collection dates from the early 1990s.

Significance

A comprehensive collection of media and press releases, media contacts and press clippings

222 NQR - Open medium trucks with seats & canopy (28)

Puffing Billy Preservation Society, Menzies Creek

Historical information

222 NQR - Open medium trucks with seats & canopy (28) VR Service History Puffing Billy Service History or Notes In the 1910s some NQRs were provided with removable wood and steel framework with canvas canopies and side curtains, and seating to supplement the rest of the passenger stock during busy holiday periods. Puffing Billy recreated one of these and has built five more similarly equipped NQRs, numbered 219-223, between 1990 and 1992.

Inscriptions & Markings

222 NQR

Book - A most ingenious hospital a history of Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital 1940-1990

Alfred Health including The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital, Melbourne

Hard cover book A most ingenious hospital a history of Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital 1940-1990 by Harry W Nunn

Historical information

Book documenting the efforts to establish and build the Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital

Significance

Book documents history leading to construction of Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital

Inscriptions & Markings

Nil

Book of Common Prayer

Frankston RSL Sub Branch, Frankston

A miniature book of common prayer, with front page(s) missing and notation inside rear cover " T R Cook, William Road, Carrum Downs, Received France"

Inscriptions & Markings

On last printed page, a notation "Eyre & Spottiswoode, Kings Printers, London NE

Publication - A quality survey of Australian honeys. (Ward, W. H. & Trueman, K. F.). Canberra, 2001.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Oral History - Dean family by Bob Dean.

Greensborough Historical Society,

1 typed page.

Historical information

Bob Dean moved to Montmorency in 1952 and lived in Para Road. As a builder he worked on Marble Hall and his family's company built home in the area.

Significance

A primary source of life in the mid to late 20th century.

Article - Robert Lindsay Medley Maddison

Greensborough Historical Society,

One page, text and colour images.

Historical information

A short article about Robert Lindsay Medley Maddison and his service in World War 1. At the time of his enlistment he was living at Greensborough

Article - William Melrose

Greensborough Historical Society,

One page, text and colour images.

Historical information

A short article about William Melrose and his service in World War 1. At the time of his enlistment he was living at Macleod

High tide 1996

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1996 school year. A4 size with a black white and red card cover. Red and white pages with illustrations. Contains school news, student work, sports results. 44 pages.

High Tide 2012 - High Tide

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed publication with cardboard cover and glossy pages. In full colour. 80 p.: ill.

Historical information

A record of the year 2012 including principals' messages, camp and event reports, sports reports, student work and lots of photographs.

Article - James Paterson McKay

Greensborough Historical Society,

One page, text and colour images.

Historical information

A short article about James Paterson McKay and his service in World War 1. James and his brother attended Greensborough State School.

Annual Report - 20th Report of the Committee of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria 1904

Vicdeaf, East Melbourne

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 36 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Mission but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

High Tide 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Card cover printed in gold and black. Red, yellow and black logo on p. 1. 64 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1965 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Correspondence

City of Whittlesea, South Morang

Correspondence. Letter, paper, handwritten text with seal. Letter from James Ryan, Shire Secretary, Shire of Whittlesea to Mrs Moses Thomas on the death of Moses 18 May 1878.

Historical information

In 1851 Moses Thomas purchased 400 acres, including a half mile frontage to the Plenty River, at Mernda (then known as Morang) where he operated a farm, inn and other business. In 1865 Moses Thomas was appointed Engineer, Clerk and Collector for the Morang District Road Board. In this role he would have been responsible for overseeing the collection of local property rates and the maintenance and construction of local roads and drains. Road District Boards were one of the earliest forms of local government in Victoria. The Morang or Upper Plenty Road District was established in 1862. It covered part of what is today Mernda, Doreen, South Morang, Mill Park and Bundoora. In 1875, the area merged with the Whittlesea Road District to form the Shire of Whittlesea. Moses Thomas briefly served as a Councillor with the Shire of Whittlesea until his death in 1878.

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Captain Pasley's Report

Historical information

VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office

Document - Steiglitz Mining Division

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Three typed pages on the Steiglitz goldfield prepared by Laurie Moore.

Letter

Public Record Office Victoria, North Melbourne

Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the Bankers, Merchants and Landholders, tradesmen

Historical information

VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)

Photograph - Colour - Ballarat Teachers' College Reunion Tour of Gillies Street, 2016

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Digital photographs of Ballarat Teachers' College class of 1971 revisiting the Gillies Street Campus during their reunion.

11 NBHC Excursion Car and van (20)

Puffing Billy Preservation Society, Menzies Creek

Historical information

11NBHC Excursion Car and van (20) VR Service History Puffing Billy Service History or Notes Body Length 25 feet 2 inches ( 7671 mm) Coupled Length 27 feet 4 inches (8330 mm) Width 6 feet 3 inches (1905 mm) Height 9 feet 2 inches (2794 mm) Weight 8 tons Capacity 22 passengers Number Built 1 In use 1 The NBHC is a conversion from the standard NBH. This was a temporary, but long term, conversion to overcome lack of suitable guard's vans on the Puffing Billy railway. One end of a standard NBH had windows and a hand brake fitted. A padded seat replaced the standard back to back seating, and a partition separated the guard from the passenger compartment.

Inscriptions & Markings

11NBHC

15 NBH - Excursion Car (28)

Puffing Billy Preservation Society, Menzies Creek

Historical information

15NBH - Excursion Car (28) VR Service History 8/12/1919 NWS Built new *NBH 15.VA - 8/12/1919 NWS Built new - / 3/1928 - Modified AC Malco BO circa 1955 - Condemned - 1/ 7/1962 - Scrapped - Puffing Billy Service History or Notes 8 Dec 1919 - Nos 7 to 15 NBH (new) delivered to UPPER FERN TREE GULLY after this date.

Inscriptions & Markings

15NBH

Oral History - The Noel Withers story

Greensborough Historical Society,

3 typed pages.

Historical information

Noel Withers recounts his background in England, emigrating to Australia and settling in Greensborough. He discusses the development of his interest in the Greensborough cemetery and local history.

Significance

A primary source account of Noel's background and interest in local history.

Article - Mr. John Eddy remembers

Greensborough Historical Society,

4 p. typescript, with col. photograph of House Captains and Mr Eddy in 1995. Link: 2233:4626

Historical information

John Eddy was Principal of Watsonia primary School from 1993-1997. This interview is a revised version of the original conducted by Rosie Bray.

Article - Donald James Creighton

Greensborough Historical Society,

1 Page, text and colour images.

Historical information

A short article about Donald James Creighton and his service in World War 1. Donald Creighton was born in Bundoora.