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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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Meal tins

Lilydale RSL Sub Branch, Lilydale

Metal holder with handle in two sizes. One inside the other

Photo

Melbourne Legacy, Melbourne

Black and white photo x 3 of a HDC camp, a label and an article in the newsletter.

Historical information

Photos from a camp at Somers for handicapped dependents in January 1992. These photos show different camp activities, including craft, eating meals, cleaning up in the kitchen and outside activities. Photos were in a scrapbook of photos spanning 1983 to 1991.

Significance

A record of the type of activities Legacy provided for the handicapped dependents of the Legacy families.

Inscriptions & Markings

Handwritten in blue pen 'HDC Camp -Somers / Jan 1992 / Camp Chief: L/ J Hammon / Co-ordinator Julien Hardy-Smith / PhotoEric Wadsworth / 51 J/Ls'

Photo

Melbourne Legacy, Melbourne

Colour photo x 3 of a HDC camp, a label and an article in the newsletter.

Historical information

Photos from a camp at Somers for handicapped dependents in January 1992. These photos show cooking classes. Photos were in a scrapbook of photos spanning 1983 to 1991.

Significance

A record of the type of activities Legacy provided for the handicapped dependents of the Legacy families.

Inscriptions & Markings

Handwritten in blue pen 'HDC Camp -Somers / Jan 1992 / Camp Chief: L/ J Hammon / Co-ordinator Julien Hardy-Smith / PhotoEric Wadsworth / 51 J/Ls'

Photo

Melbourne Legacy, Melbourne

Colour photo x 3 of a HDC camp, a label and an article in the newsletter.

Historical information

Photos from a camp at Somers for handicapped dependents in January 1992. These photos show costumes and a stage production. Photos were in a scrapbook of photos spanning 1983 to 1991.

Significance

A record of the type of activities Legacy provided for the handicapped dependents of the Legacy families.

Inscriptions & Markings

Handwritten in blue pen 'HDC Camp -Somers / Jan 1992 / Camp Chief: L/ J Hammon / Co-ordinator Julien Hardy-Smith / PhotoEric Wadsworth / 51 J/Ls'

Photo

Melbourne Legacy, Melbourne

Colour photo x 6 of a HDC camp, a label and an article in the newsletter.

Historical information

Photos from a camp at Somers for handicapped dependents in January 1992. These photos show craft activities. One photos shows Chief Executive Terry Walsh with the children. Also a photo of a participant with the label 'Sharon proudly shows off her room' Photos were in a scrapbook of photos spanning 1983 to 1991.

Significance

A record of the type of activities Legacy provided for the handicapped dependents of the Legacy families.

Inscriptions & Markings

Handwritten in blue pen 'HDC Camp -Somers / Jan 1992 / Camp Chief: L/ J Hammon / Co-ordinator Julien Hardy-Smith / PhotoEric Wadsworth / 51 J/Ls'

Registration of Death form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Death form Name of deceased: section missing (female) Born at: Newcastle, England Age: section missing, (at least 36+ years, based on oldest child) Cause of Death: section missing Date of Death: section missing Place of Death: section missing Date of burial: 6th August, 1872 Place of burial: Tarnagulla Father's name: David Miller Mother's name: Anne Miller Married, Place: Tasmania Age: Not known To whom: William Williams Eight children listed ages 18-36 years.

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Death form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Death form Name of deceased: William Taylor Rank or Occupation: Miner Age: 68 years Cause of Death: Date of Death: 7th April, 1872 Place of Death: Newbridge Place of burial: section missing

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Death form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Death form Name of deceased: Sarah WIlson Rank or Occupation: - Age: 18 hours Cause of Death: Debility from birth Date of Death: 8th June, 1872 Place of Death: Tarnagulla Place of burial: section missing Father's name: Thomas Mundle Wilson Mother's name: section missing, known to be Martha Wilson

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Death form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Death form Name of deceased: Joseph Turner Rank or Occupation: Engine Driver Age: 25 years Cause of Death: Accidental Shock to his system from injuries by sawing machinery Date of Death: 25th November, 1871 Place of Death: Murphy's Creek Place of burial: Tarnagulla Cemetery Very poor condition, extremely pest damaged.

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Handwritten draft on blue paper for a Registration of Birth form held elsewhere in THA collection, catalogued as THA-2019.0835 Partial summary of contents: Child's name: Ada Ruth Daws Date of Birth: 1st March, 1872 Place of birth: Llanelly Father: Charles Pearson Daws Mother: Jane Daws (nee Drothy) Very poor condition, extremely pest damaged.

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Mary Jane Gronow Date of Birth: 20th July, 1871 Place of birth: Llanelly Father: David Gronow Mother: section missing

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Harry Charles Smith Date of Birth: section missing but known from older transcription: 1871 Place of birth: Poverty Street, Tarnagulla Father: William Smith Mother: section missing but known from older transcription: Margaret Ann (nee Hodgson)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: section missing but known from older transcription: John Jameson Date of Birth: section missing but known from older transcription: 1870 Place of birth: section missing, unknown Father: John Jameson Mother: section missing but known from older transcription: Jennet Jameson (nee Palson)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Jemina Gulley Date of Birth: 21st January, 1872 Place of birth: Tarnagulla Father: Philip Gulley Mother: Jane Gulley (nee Cameron)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Jobe King Date of Birth: 21st February, 1872 Place of birth: Newbridge Father: Charles King Mother: Margrat King (nee Millan)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Robert Steel Date of Birth: 9th January, 1872 Place of birth: Newbridge Father: John Steel Mother: Bethea Steel (nee Grey)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Sarah Agness Sayers Date of Birth: 7th January, 1872 Place of birth: Newbridge Father: William Sayers Mother: Mary Sayers (nee Moore)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Catharine Mary Webb Date of Birth: 4th February, 1872 Place of birth: Murphy's Creek Father: Thomas Webb Mother: Lousia Caroline Webb (nee Rands)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: William Thomas Brainard Field Date of Birth: 19th January, 1872 Place of birth: Llanarie (misspelling of Laanecoorie) Father: William Richard Field Mother: Lucy Lucomme (?) Field (nee Stone)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: section missing, but known from older transcription - Eliza Grant Date of Birth: section missing, but known from older transcription - 20th August, 1871 Place of birth: section missing, but known from older transcription - Newbridge Father: Arthur Branthway Grant Mother: Margaret Ann (nee Bryant)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Louise Addison Date of Birth: section missing Place of birth: Tarnagulla Father: Andrew Addison Mother: Isabella Addison (nee Dawson)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Registration of Birth form

Tarnagulla History Archive, Tarnagulla

Registration of Birth form for: Child's name: Henry Gibson Date of Birth: 27th October, 1870 Place of birth: I___ Bark (Iron Bark?), Tarnagulla Father: section missing Mother: Margaret Gibson (nee Thomson)

Historical information

A large lot of papers, including this and many other birth and death registration forms, were apparently found in the ceiling cavity of the Sandy Creek/Tarnagulla Post and Telegraph Office in the later 20th Century, during building works. Donald Clark Collection.

Stick or Tie Pin - City of Kew, 1980s

Kew Historical Society Inc, Kew

Rounded, rectangular enamelled badge with City of Kew and coat of arms on a black background and a stick pin attached to the reverse

Inscriptions & Markings

City of Kew crest of city

Photograph - Ballarat Cycling Club, 1880-?

Linton and District Historical Society Inc, Linton 3360

Sepia toned image of a group of men and women with penny farthing bicycles. The men appear to be wearing club uniforms.

Historical information

Found behind fixed shelves at "Hoyles Creek", former home of grazier Mr Sam Lewers.

Significance

Mr. Sam Lewers (1875-1947) was the son of Linton's first bank manager Mr. Samuel Lewers.

Identification Badge - KCC Parking Attendant

Kew Historical Society Inc, Kew

A nickel plated shield shape badge with blue enamel lettering with pin on reverse

Inscriptions & Markings

Front: K. C. C. / PARKING / ATTENDANT Reverse: K.G.LUKE

Book - Introduction to Modern Inorganic Chemistry, 1924

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

Greeen hardcover book, 684 pages

Inscriptions & Markings

In pencil: Andrew A Quick, Inorganic Chemistry 1

ANZAC Medelion

Beechworth RSL Sub-Branch, Beechworth

ELAINE ROBB COLLECTION: SHAMROCK HOTEL E.R. MCMARTIN, PROPRIETOR

Bendigo Historical Society, Bendigo

Hand coloured postcard: printed in top LH corner: 'Shamrock Hotel, E.R. Martin Proprietor, Bendigo'. Image taken from Williamson Street, shows Post Office in background, Shamrock Hotel in foreground. 'Shamrock Hotel' in bold black print on side of hotel. Possibly late 1890's ? Horse drawn carriages along kerbside. On rear of card: Postcard, printed in Germany.

Book - Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding, 1963

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

Brown hard covered book with a white and red dust jacket.

Inscriptions & Markings

On flyleaf "J.R. Thyer" Stamped "Technical Book & Magazine Co.

LUDERMAN COLLECTION: TINTYPES

Bendigo Historical Society, Bendigo

Photograph. 25 tin types stuck to piece of cardboard, scanned on cardboard and carefully removed and placed in plastic pockets. On top of card is written 'Spring Gully' Images include men , women and children. Formal photos, men in three piece suits. Appears to be late 1800's ? Written on back 'Miss Hargreaves'.