Historical information

Councillor Charis M.A. Pelling was a Councillor in excess of ten years and a former President of the Shire of Eltham. Cr Pelling was the founder of the Shire of Eltham Historical Society and the Society's first President.


Public meeting for creation of the Shire of Eltham Historical Society, later Eltham District Historical Society subsequent to the cessation of the Shire of Eltham in late 1994. The society celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017 and retains two founding members as current members.

Physical description

Letter typed on Shire of Eltham letterhead