Historical information

The wooden Main Road Bridge was substantially damaged in the 1924 flood and was replaced with a concrete structure

Pages from a scrapbook belonging to Heather Jenkins (nee Sargeant) who lived as a child in the Police Residence at 728 Main Road, Eltham in the 1920s.


This photo shows the flood damage to the bridge structure or the dismantling of the bridge post 1924 flood.

Heather Sargeant was the daughter of Constable W.C. Sargeant, the local police officer in residence at Eltham, 1922-1927

Physical description

Glued on a brown paper scrapbook page (torn from scrapbook) with 9 black and white/sepia photos of varying sizes, 1 newspaper clipping and handwritten captions in ink.

Inscriptions & markings

On verso in pencil "Const. W.C. Sargeant 1922-1927 - see Police list"