Historical information

This book was given to Ivy Scouller in 1899 as a Sunday School prize. Ivy Scouller married Harry Herbert George Watson (son of Mr. and Mrs. Watson of Warragul)
James Cameron (1846-1922) was a prominent Orbost citizen - a justice of the peace, shire councillor, guardian of St James Anglican Church, Sunday school superintendent and president of the local agricultural society.
James married 19-year-old Sarah Scouller, of Birregurra on 30 April 1879 at Colac, .


This book, one of a series, was a popular example of children's literature with a religious theme in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Physical description

A hard cover book, titles "Chrissy's Endeavour". The cover is grey. The title is in black print on a gold background with a dotted border. The cover is decorated with green leaves and silver flowers. Below the title is "Pansy" and at the bottom left is "The Lily Series".

Inscriptions & markings

Handwritten in ink " Ivy Scouller
Mr Cameron's Prize for Repeating XX111 Psalm St James Sunday School Orbost 31st Dec 1899"