Historical information

This snuff horn belonged to the Rev. Thomas Hastie, pioneering Presbyterian minister at Buninyong from 1847 to 1898. It was presented to the Society by his great grand-daughter in 2010.


This item is historically significant for its connection with an important figure in the history of Buninyong, who was also a notable figure in the Free Presbyterian Church in Victoria in the 19th Century.

Physical description

A brown shuff horn, made of ivory, with a silver band and inlaid silver decoration on the lid. The lid opens to reveal a cavity, where shuff was stored.

Inscriptions & markings

Lid has a silver disc with the inscription 'T H'.