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Talking Shop: Ballarat in Business and City Life at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

27 Jun 2019

Curated By

Amy Tsilemanis, Curator, Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

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WW1 Memorial Plaque

Dandenong/Cranbourne RSL Sub Branch, Dandenong

Circular plaque with an image of Britannia standing with a lion and holding a trident and an olive wreath. Below the name tablet, to the right of the lion, is an oak spray with acorns. Two dolphins swim around Britannia, symbolizing Britain's sea power, and at the bottom a second lion is tearing apart the German eagle.

Historical information

Details of CPL COX's service can be found in the attached service record.

Inscriptions & Markings

There is a rectangular tablet reading CHARLES THOMAS COX cast in raised letters. Number 4 stamped between back leg and tail of lion. The legend reads (in capitals) "He died for freedom and honour". Designer’s, Edward Carter Preston) initials in front of lion’s front foot.

WW1 Memorial Plaque

Dandenong/Cranbourne RSL Sub Branch, Dandenong

Circular plaque with an image of Britannia standing with a lion and holding a trident and an olive wreath. Below the name tablet, to the right of the lion, is an oak spray with acorns. Two dolphins swim around Britannia, symbolizing Britain's sea power, and at the bottom a second lion is tearing apart the German eagle.

Inscriptions & Markings

There is a rectangular tablet reading AUGUSTUS CAMPBELL cast in raised letters. Number 9? stamped behind back leg of lion. The legend reads (in capitals) "He died for freedom and honour". Designer’s, Edward Carter Preston, initials in front of lion’s front foot.

WW1 Memorial Plaque

Dandenong/Cranbourne RSL Sub Branch, Dandenong

Circular plaque with an image of Britannia standing with a lion and holding a trident and an olive wreath. Below the name tablet, to the right of the lion, is an oak spray with acorns. Two dolphins swim around Britannia, symbolizing Britain's sea power, and at the bottom a second lion is tearing apart the German eagle.

Historical information

Details of PTE Lukey's service can be found in the attached service record.

Inscriptions & Markings

There is a rectangular tablet reading LEONARD JAMES LUKEY cast in raised letters. Number 17 stamped behind back leg of lion. The legend reads (in capitals) "He died for freedom and honour". Designer’s, Edward Carter Preston) initials in front of lion’s front foot.

Binder - Eltham District History, Eltham Road Board, 1856-1871; Research by Keith Chappel

Eltham District Historical Society Inc, Eltham

Two binders containing 472 A4 pages (photocopied) of mostly handwritten notes from research undertaken of Public Office Records of Victoria various holdings. Some photocopies from source reference books. In addition, 20 page index handwritten and a photocopy of short biography of Keith Chappel

More than a Concrete Channel

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 48 - Spring 2015

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 39 - Summer 2012/13

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 44 - Autumn/ Winter 2014

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 31 - Spring 2010

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Newspaper clippings - Ringwood Community Child Care Centre

Ringwood and District Historical Society, Ringwood

Ringwood Mail newspaper clippings - Centres face subsidy challenge and Child care closed, by Faye Michelson - March 1997

Newspaper clipping - Child Care (Maroondah/Ringwood)

Ringwood and District Historical Society, Ringwood

Ringwood Mail newspaper 17 September 1996 page 3 - Review of Children's services in Maroondah

Envelope - Packet 4 St Paul's Anglican Church, Ringwood

Ringwood and District Historical Society, Ringwood

Variety of miscellaneous Anglican Church publictions: Bush Church Aid Society of Australia - March 1991, Anglican Homes Diocese of Melbourne Annual Report - 1988, Creator's Creation Creating, Christian Arts Group folder - Spring 1978, The Melbourne Anglican newspaper - May 1996, Look, The Church of England Parish Paper for Holy Trinity Doncaster and St. Philip's Deep Creek Souvenir Issue - Centenary Year June 1969.

Booklet - The Parish of Ringwood 1957 Every Member Canvass

Ringwood and District Historical Society, Ringwood

Photographs and text outlining activities of Canvass Committees of St. Paul's Church Ringwood, Holy Trinity Church Ringwood East, St. Stephen's Church Warrandyte, and Christ Church Heathmont, with a brief history of each church.

Inscriptions & Markings

Introduction by Vicar - Rev. Ronald F. Adams, The Vicarage, Ringwood.

Booklet - St Paul's Anglican Church Ringwood Centenary Souvenir History

Ringwood and District Historical Society, Ringwood

Historic summary concentrating on four moves of St Paul's Anglican Church in Ringwood from 1879 to 1979 including photographs of each location - Mount Dandenong Road, Pratt Street, Ringwood Street, and Warrandyte Road. Includes list of vicars from 1905 to 1979.

Inscriptions & Markings

Introduction by Rev. Bill Potter, Vicar. Compiled by Stella Badger Design, Charles Miller

Ponderings 29 - Autumn 2010

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 28 - Summer 2009/10

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 26 - Winter 2009

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 25 - Autumn 2009

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 24 - Summer 2008/09

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 23 - Spring 2008

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 22 - Winter 2008

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 21 - Autumn 2008

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 20 - Summer 2007/08

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 19 - Spring 2007

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 18 - Winter 2007

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 17 - Autumn 2007

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 16 - Summer 2006/07

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 15 - Spring 2006

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 13 - Autumn 2006

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon

Ponderings 12A - Spring 2005

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek , Essendon