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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A white paper account with black print. It has a green duty stamp on the front and is from Dr James Kerr M.B.C.M. to R. Cameron. The form has been filled in by hand.
Size
H-180mm W-208mm
Object Registration
571
Keywords
kerr-dr-james cameron-r.p.
Historical information
Dr James Kerr practised medicine in Orbost from 1889 -1928. He was the first doctor to settle in Orbost. He served the Orbost community for 40 years travelling everywhere on horseback. He married Hilda Constance Temple in Orbost on November 30, 1893. On April 29th 1931, three glass windows were dedicated to "Dr James Kerr. Beloved Physician of Orbost" in St James Church of England , Orbost. ( Ref Orbost Hospital, History, Personalities and Stories by Margaret Hollands)
Robert Pullar Cameron was a Shire Councillor for many years. He married Penuel Hossack and had a family of James, Flora, Penuel and Alex.
When Made
February 1911
Made By
Kerr, Dr James (Maker)
Significance
Dr James Kerr was the first doctor to settle in Orbost. He was an integral part of the Orbost community for over 40 years.
Robert Pullar Cameron was a councillor on the Orbost Shire Council for many years.
Last updated
16 Oct 2019 at 12:05PM