Historical information

This scrapbook holds numerous newspaper clippings, advertisements and other informative pieces about the events and functions held at and by the Victoria Missions to Seamen (Mission to Seafarers).

Signatures of seamen from the RMS Orsova in 1920
1906: Death of Mr Darvall
1907: Opening of the Siddeley St Institute by the Governor / Photograph of the trowel for the playing of the foundation stone.


This scrapbook outlines the many events, concerts, important visits and social occasions held at and by the Mission during this time frame. It includes the names and activities of many prominent Melburnians and shows the vivacity of the work at the Mission.