Historical information

Formal photograph of group of men and women employed by the Shire of Eltham, to commemorate the Shire Centenary 6 April 1971. Photograph taken at the rear of the Council Offices, Main Road, Eltham

1971 Eltham Shire Council Staff Photo (SEPP_4050 and SEPP_40511)
Back Row: N. Stuart (Engineering), N. Campbell (Engineering), W. Oakley (Engineering), R. McIldowie (Engineering), D. Welch (Engineering), G. Pullen (Accounts), J. Bleazby (Rates), P. Sturtevent (Engineering), B. Hill (Engineering), F. Harrington (Engineering)
Third Row: C. Harris (Building), M. Van Ewijk (Accounts), Miss C. Casella (Administration), Miss D. Curran (Rates), M. Howard (Administration), Dennis McKay (Engineering), Mrs L. Crockett (Accounts), A. Liepa (Engineering), G. Newton (Building), Mrs N. Davis (Administration), I. Leach (Health), Mrs F. Conyers (Rates), B. Wright (ranger), I. Caig (Traffic By-Laws Officer)
Second Row: J. Constable (Accounts), J. Parsons (Health), Mrs J. Baker (Health), P. Hoare (Engineering), Miss R. Spearman (Rates), D. Golder (Engineering), Mrs R. Cox (Administration), H. Masefield (Fire Proper Officer), A. Birch (Engineering), Sister L. Cameron (Health), Russell Yeoman (Engineering), T. Phyland (Engineering)
Front Row (seated): Miss D. Vreulink (Administration), D. Lovatt (Health), Mrs H. Dixson (Accounts), M. Fowler (Rates), Mrs L. Harris (Administration), C. Gaudion (Health), M. Watson (Shire Secretary), A. Roberts (Administration), Miss J. Featherby (Engineering), M. Verhoeven (Engineering), Mrs M. Lethlean (Engineering), I. McDonald (Rate Collector), Mrs W. Klooster (Engineering), Mrs C. Bell (Engineering)
Absent: John McDonald (Shire Engineer)


This photo forms part of a collection of photographs gathered by the Shire of Eltham for their centenary project book, "Pioneers and Painters: 100 years of the Shire of Eltham" by Alan Marshall (1971). The collection of over 500 images is held in partnership between Eltham District Historical Society and Yarra Plenty Regional Library (Eltham Library) and is now formally known as 'The Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photograph Collection.'
It is significant in being the first community sourced collection representing the places and people of the Shire's first one hundred years.

Physical description

Digital image
Print 20 x 25 cm

Inscriptions & markings

Inscribed A2207A (SEPP_4050)

2nd version inscribed A2207B (SEPP_4051)