Historical information

Cheltenham Tennis Club was established 1883 when Shire of Moorabbin released land in Cheltenham Park for recreational use.
1924 The Shire of Moorabbin gave permission for the development of extra Courts.


Cheltenham Tennis Club 1883 was one of the first Tennis Clubs established in Melbourne.

Physical description

A black and white photograph of men and women seated and standing in and around the Cheltenham Tennis Clubhouse in Cheltenham Park, Cheltenham in 1920.
Letter Handwritten 1883 Shire of Moorabbin, South Brighton , release of land in Cheltenham Park for the development of Tennis Courts.
Letter Typed 1924 Shire of Moorabbin, permission for extra Courts, signed by the shire secretary, Alexander Chalmers Smith.

Inscriptions & markings

PHOTO ; written on back : Cheltenham Tennis Club 1920 / Cheltenham Park
Letter ; signed John Keys Shire of Moorabbin South Brighton Logo 1871
Letter ; Shire of Moorabbin Logo 1924